What is another word for compilation?

Pronunciation: [kˌɒmpɪlˈe͡ɪʃən] (IPA)

A compilation is a collection of items, typically of a similar type. There are several other words that can be used as synonyms for compilation, including anthology, assemblage, assortment, collection, corpus, gathering, omnibus, selection, and treasury. An anthology refers to a collection of literary works, while an assemblage is a gathering or collection of diverse things. An assortment is a group of things that are different from each other, while a collection is simply a group of several items. A corpus is a collection of written or spoken material, while an omnibus refers to a collection of various works of an author or group of authors. A selection is a subset of items chosen from a larger collection, while a treasury is a store of valuable things.

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Usage examples for Compilation

"compilation" suggests another difficulty.
"Early Theories of Translation"
Flora Ross Amos
The literature of all times has contributed to it, and the range of reading necessary to its compilation is the widest.
"The Story of Malta"
Maturin M. Ballou
It is a common remark, so common as to be commonplace, that our liturgy owes its excellence to the fact of its not having been the composition or compilation of any one man.
"A Short History of the Book of Common Prayer"
William Reed Huntington

Famous quotes with Compilation

  • A British pressing with a compilation of the best stuff really, I mean actually not only that but, these were all kind of semi hits for the people on it in America.
    Eric Clapton
  • No, I got my web site going and said I have the record out. People were just falling on the floor - they couldn't believe it - after all that time. You know, it wasn't a compilation, it was new songs.
    Jackie DeShannon
  • Just the actual physics of putting it all together, you know, the latter period is actually quite fragmented in terms of the licenses and all those things so it makes a compilation of the full twenty years really a technical minefield.
    Geoff Downes
  • I have a lot of variety within me, and the dream role, I think, is actually a compilation of parts that express different aspects of my persona and personal interests.
    Ashley Judd
  • It was only supposed to be on WCW compilation; on that wrestling compilation. And for that I thought it was good. And then we threw it on our record as well.
    Kerry King

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