collecting

Definitions of collecting
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n the act of gathering something together

Synonyms:
aggregation, assembling, collection
Types:
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agglomeration
the act of collecting in a mass; the act of agglomerating
collation
assembling in proper numerical or logical sequence
compilation, compiling
the act of compiling (as into a single book or file or list)
gather, gathering
the act of gathering something
bottle collection
the activity of collecting bottles
conchology, shell collecting
the collection and study of mollusc shells
coin collecting, coin collection, numismatics, numismatology
the collection and study of money (and coins in particular)
pickup
the act or process of picking up or collecting from various places
philately, stamp collecting, stamp collection
the collection and study of postage stamps
tax collection
the collection of taxes
centralisation, centralization
gathering to a center
harvest, harvest home, harvesting
the gathering of a ripened crop
garbage collection, garbage pickup, trash collection, trash pickup
the collection and removal of garbage
aerophilately
the collection and study of airmail stamps
Type of:
grouping
the activity of putting things together in groups

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