Definitions of collecting
  1. noun
    the act of gathering something together
    synonyms: aggregation, assembling, collection
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    the act of collecting in a mass; the act of agglomerating
    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)
    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
    the collection and study of airmail stamps
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    the activity of putting things together in groups
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