Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary. Click on the thesaurus category heading under the button in an entry to see the synonyms and related words for that meaning.more
a book borrowed from John's vast collection
a stamp collection
a collection of baseball cards
The gallery houses one of the finest collections of impressionist art.
Dior will launch its spring collection next week.
Your new glasses are awaiting collection.
the collection and analysis of information
The door-to-door collection raised $255.41.
This is the American English definition of collection. View British English definition of collection.
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.global English and language change from our blog