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Definition 1: members of a cooperative enterprise - [noun denoting group]

(collective is a kind of ...) an organization created for business ventures

"a growing enterprise must have a bold leader"

(... is a kind of collective ) a farm operated collectively

Definition 2: forming a whole or aggregate - [adjective denoting all]

(collective is similar to ...) clustered together but not coherent

"an agglomerated flower head"

(collective is similar to ...) formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole

"aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year" "the aggregated amount of indebtedness"

(collective is similar to ...) characterized by the principle of ownership by the state or the people of the means of production

(collective is similar to ...) (furniture) easily assembled and dismantled

"I bought a knockdown chest at the do-it-yourself store"

(means also ...) combining and coordinating diverse elements into a whole

(means also ...) united or combined

"a joint session of Congress" "joint owners"

(means also ...) characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity

"presented a united front"

Definition 3: done by or characteristic of individuals acting together - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where collective or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a joint identity
  • the collective mind
  • the corporate good

Synonyms for collective in the sense of this definition

(collective is similar to ...) united or combined

"a joint session of Congress" "joint owners"

Definition 4: set up on the principle of collectivism or ownership and production by the workers involved usually under the supervision of a government - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where collective or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • collective farms

(collective is similar to ...) advocating or following the socialist principles

"socialistic government"

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