1. several things grouped together or considered as a whole (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑collection, ↑accumulation, ↑assemblage
Derivationally related forms: ↑assemble (for: ↑assemblage), ↑accumulate (for: ↑accumulation)
Hypernyms: ↑group, ↑grouping
procession, ↑pharmacopoeia, ↑string, ↑wardrobe, ↑population, ↑universe, ↑armamentarium, ↑art collection, ↑backlog, ↑battery, ↑block, ↑book, ↑rule book, ↑bottle collection, ↑bunch, ↑lot, ↑caboodle, ↑coin collection, ↑collage, ↑content, ↑ensemble, ↑tout ensemble, ↑corpus, ↑crop, ↑tenantry, ↑findings, ↑flagging, ↑flinders, ↑pack, ↑hand, ↑deal, ↑long suit, ↑herbarium, ↑stamp collection, ↑statuary, ↑sum, ↑summation, ↑sum total, ↑agglomeration, ↑gimmickry, ↑nuclear club, ↑pile, ↑heap, ↑mound, ↑agglomerate, ↑cumulation, ↑cumulus, ↑mass, ↑combination, ↑congregation, ↑hit parade, ↑Judaica, ↑kludge, ↑library, ↑program library, ↑subroutine library, ↑mythology, ↑biota, ↑biology, ↑fauna, ↑zoology, ↑petting zoo, ↑set, ↑Victoriana, ↑class, ↑category, ↑family, ↑job lot, ↑package, ↑bundle, ↑packet, ↑parcel, ↑defense, ↑defence, ↑defense team, ↑defense lawyers, ↑prosecution, ↑planting, ↑signage, ↑generally accepted accounting principles, ↑GAAP, ↑pantheon, ↑Free World, ↑Third World, ↑Europe, ↑Asia, ↑North America, ↑Central America, ↑South America, ↑Oort cloud, ↑galaxy, ↑extragalactic nebula, ↑fleet, ↑repertoire, ↑repertory, ↑assortment, ↑mixture, ↑mixed bag, ↑miscellany, ↑miscellanea, ↑variety, ↑salmagundi, ↑smorgasbord, ↑potpourri, ↑motley, ↑batch, ↑clutch, ↑rogue's gallery, ↑exhibition, ↑exposition, ↑expo, ↑convoy, ↑traffic, ↑aviation, ↑air power, ↑vegetation, ↑flora, ↑botany, ↑law, ↑jurisprudence, ↑menagerie, ↑data, ↑information, ↑ana, ↑mail, ↑post, ↑treasure, ↑treasure trove, ↑trinketry, ↑troponymy, ↑troponomy, ↑smithereens
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Nag Hammadi, ↑Nag Hammadi Library, ↑Wise Men, ↑Magi
2. the act of gathering something together
Syn: ↑collection, ↑collecting, ↑assembling
Derivationally related forms: ↑collect (for: ↑collecting), ↑collect (for: ↑collection)
Hypernyms: ↑grouping

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