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1. collective

adjective. ['kəˈlɛktɪv'] done by or characteristic of individuals acting together.

Synonyms

  • joint

Antonyms

  • individual
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • collectivus (Latin)
  • collectus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Collective Noun

  • abbottstown
  • abbotstown
  • run-down
  • mcquown
  • facedown
  • downtown
  • uptown
  • renown
  • mcgown
  • mccown
  • mccoun
  • frown
  • drown
  • crowne
  • crown
  • clown
  • browne
  • brown
  • towne
  • town
  • shoun
  • lown
  • gown
  • downe
  • down
  • around

Example sentences of the word collective-noun


1. Noun Phrase
Divide the class into two or more teams and write an unusual collective noun on the board.

2. Noun Phrase
Most people are aware that the collective noun for cattle is "herd."

3. Noun Phrase
A long list of these collective nouns also appears on the annexed.net website listed in the resource links below.

4. Noun Phrase
A collective noun refers to a group of persons, places or things that act as one unit.

2. collective

noun. ['kəˈlɛktɪv'] members of a cooperative enterprise.

Synonyms

  • collective farm

Antonyms

  • ungregarious
  • clergy

Etymology

  • collectivus (Latin)
  • collectus (Latin)

3. collective

adjective. ['kəˈlɛktɪv'] forming a whole or aggregate.

Synonyms

  • united
  • agglomerated
  • joint
  • clustered
  • mass
  • collectivized
  • collectivised
  • aggregate
  • agglomerate
  • aggregative
  • integrative
  • knockdown
  • agglomerative

Antonyms

  • disintegrative
  • distributive
  • divided
  • unshared

Etymology

  • collectivus (Latin)
  • collectus (Latin)

4. collective

adjective. ['kəˈlɛktɪv'] set up on the principle of collectivism or ownership and production by the workers involved usually under the supervision of a government.

Synonyms

  • socialistic

Antonyms

  • segregated
  • unmarried

Etymology

  • collectivus (Latin)
  • collectus (Latin)

5. noun

noun. ['ˈnaʊn'] the word class that can serve as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition.

Synonyms

  • declension

Antonyms

  • meaningless
  • adjective

Etymology

  • noun (Anglo-Norman)

6. noun

noun. ['ˈnaʊn'] a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action.

Synonyms

  • generic noun
  • open-class word
  • collective noun
  • substantive
  • proper name
  • mass noun
  • content word
  • common noun
  • proper noun

Antonyms

  • proper noun
  • ascent

Etymology

  • noun (Anglo-Norman)
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