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- Collective as a Noun
- Definitions of "Collective" as a noun
- Synonyms of "Collective" as a noun (5 Words)
- Usage Examples of "Collective" as a noun
- Collective as an Adjective
- Definitions of "Collective" as an adjective
- Synonyms of "Collective" as an adjective (11 Words)
- Usage Examples of "Collective" as an adjective
- Associations of "Collective" (30 Words)
The synonyms of “Collective” are: corporate, common, shared, joint, combined, mutual, communal, united, allied, cooperative, collaborative, co-op, community, kibbutz, fellowship
Collective as a Noun
Definitions of "Collective" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “collective” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Members of a cooperative enterprise.
- A collective farm.
- A cooperative enterprise.
Synonyms of "Collective" as a noun (5 Words)
|co-op||A jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes goods and services and is run for the benefit of its owners.|
|community||A group of people living together and practising common ownership.|
The team is drawn from all parts of the community.
|cooperative||A farm, business, or other organization which is owned and run jointly by its members, who share the profits or benefits.|
We run the agency as a workers cooperative.
|fellowship||The status of a fellow of a college or society.|
A fellowship in mathematics.
|kibbutz||A communal settlement in Israel, typically a farm.|
Usage Examples of "Collective" as a noun
- The anarchist collective and bookshop.
Collective as an Adjective
Definitions of "Collective" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “collective” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Set up on the principle of collectivism or ownership and production by the workers involved usually under the supervision of a government.
- Forming a whole or aggregate.
- Done by people acting as a group.
- Done by or characteristic of individuals acting together.
- Taken as a whole; aggregate.
- Relating to or shared by all the members of a group.
Synonyms of "Collective" as an adjective (11 Words)
|allied||Of or relating to or denoting the Allies in World War II.|
Members of the medical and allied professions.
|collaborative||Produced by or involving two or more parties working together.|
|combined||Made or joined or united into one.|
A common soldier.
|communal||Shared by all members of a community; for common use.|
A communal settlement in which all earnings and food were shared.
|cooperative||Willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement.|
Every member has clearly defined tasks in a cooperative enterprise.
|corporate||Of or belonging to a corporation.|
A special agency set up in corporate form.
|joint||Sharing in a position, achievement, or activity.|
A joint statement.
|mutual||(of a feeling or action) experienced or done by each of two or more parties towards the other or others.|
His contract with City has been terminated by mutual consent.
|shared||Possessed in common with another or others.|
A joint venture with shared profits.
|united||Joined together politically, for a common purpose, or by common feelings.|
Presented a united front.
Usage Examples of "Collective" as an adjective
- Ministers who share collective responsibility.
- Collective farms.
- A collective protest.
- A collective sigh of relief from parents.
- The collective power of the workforce.
- The collective mind.
Associations of "Collective" (30 Words)
|agglomerate||Collect or form into a mass or group.|
He is seeking to agglomerate the functions of the Home Office.
|alliance||A formal agreement establishing an association or alliance between nations or other groups to achieve a particular aim.|
His party is in alliance with the Greens.
|amalgamate||Combine or unite to form one organization or structure.|
|annex||Add as an extra or subordinate part, especially to a document.|
Hitler annexed Lithuania.
|coalesce||Combine (elements) in a mass or whole.|
The puddles had coalesced into shallow streams.
|coalescing||Growing together, fusing.|
|combine||Combine so as to form a whole mix.|
Groups of teachers combined to tackle a variety of problems.
|communist||A member of the communist party.|
A French communist writer.
The gay community in London.
|confederacy||A group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose.|
The Yakuza is a secret confederacy of criminal fraternities.
|confederation||The act of forming an alliance or confederation.|
A confederation of trade unions.
|consolidate||Make (something) physically stronger or more solid.|
The company consolidated its position in the international market.
|federation||An organization formed by merging several groups or parties.|
A first step in the federation of Europe.
|gather||The act of gathering something.|
The front is gathered at the waist.
|integrate||Become one become integrated.|
Transport planning should be integrated with energy policy.
|joint||Cut the body of an animal into joints for cooking.|
Seal the joint between the roof and the house wall.
|libertarian||An advocate of libertarianism.|
A lot of people are very libertarian they just haven t heard the term.
He crouched low and endeavoured to merge into the darkness of the forest.
|nationalist||Relating to nationalists or nationalism.|
Minor nationalistic differences.
|nationalize||Naturalize (a foreigner).|
Mitterand nationalized the banks.
|politician||A schemer who tries to gain advantage in an organization in sly or underhanded ways.|
A veteran communist politician.
|privatize||Transfer (a business, industry, or service) from public to private ownership and control.|
They were opposed to plans to privatize electricity and water.
|reunify||Unify again, as of a country.|
Will Korea reunify.
|revolutionary||Markedly new or introducing radical change.|
The revolutionary army.
|socialist||Advocating or following the socialist principles.|
She was a lifelong socialist.
|subversive||A subversive person.|
The government claimed we were subversives or terrorists.
|synthesis||The tendency in a language to use inflected forms rather than word order to express grammatical structure.|
The synthesis of intellect and emotion in his work.
|unify||Join or combine.|
The government hoped to centralize and unify the nation.
|united||Of or relating to two people who are married to each other.|
Presented a united front.
|utopia||A work of fiction describing a utopia.|
Misplaced faith in political utopias has led to ruin.