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Collection vs. Store — What's the Difference?

Collection vs. Store — What's the Difference?

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Collection

The action or process of collecting someone or something
She left the envelope in the office for collection
Refuse collection
The collection of data
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Store

A place where merchandise is offered for sale; a shop.
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Collection

A group of things or people
A rambling collection of houses
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Store

A stock or supply reserved for future use
A squirrel's store of acorns.
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Collection

College examinations held at the beginning or end of a term, especially at Oxford University.
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Store

Stores Supplies, especially of food, clothing, or arms.
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Collection

The act or process of collecting.
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Store

A place where commodities are kept; a warehouse or storehouse.
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Collection

A group of objects or works to be seen, studied, or kept together.
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Store

A great quantity or number; an abundance.
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Collection

A line of products produced for one season, as those developed by a designer
Promoted the summer collection in the store window.
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Store

To reserve or put away for future use.
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Collection

An accumulation; a deposit
A collection of dust on the piano.
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Store

To fill, supply, or stock.
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Collection

A collecting of money, as in church.
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Store

To deposit or receive in a storehouse or warehouse for safekeeping.
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Collection

The sum so collected.
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Store

(Computers) To copy (data) into memory or onto a storage device, such as a hard disk.
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Collection

A set of items or amount of material procured or gathered together.
The attic contains a remarkable collection of antiques, oddities, and random junk.
The asteroid belt consists of a collection of dust, rubble, and minor planets.
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Store

A place where items may be accumulated or routinely kept.
This building used to be a store for old tires.
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Collection

Multiple related objects associated as a group.
He has a superb coin collection.
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Store

A supply held in storage.
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Collection

The activity of collecting.
Collection of trash will occur every Thursday.
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Store

(mainly North American) A place where items may be purchased; a shop.
I need to get some milk from the grocery store.
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Collection

A set of sets; used because such a thing is in general too large to comply with the formal definition of a set.
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Store

Memory.
The main store of 1000 36-bit words seemed large at the time.
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Collection

A gathering of money for charitable or other purposes, as by passing a contribution box for donations.
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Store

A great quantity or number; abundance.
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Collection

(law) Debt collection.
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Store

A head of store cattle (feeder cattle to be sold to others for finishing); a store cattle beast.
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Collection

(obsolete) The act of inferring or concluding from premises or observed facts; also, that which is inferred.
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Store

(transitive) To keep (something) while not in use, generally in a place meant for that purpose.
I'll store these books in the attic.
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Collection

(UK) The jurisdiction of a collector of excise.
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Store

Contain.
The cabinets store all the food the mice would like.
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Collection

A set of college exams generally taken at the start of the term.
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Store

Have the capacity and capability to contain.
They sell boxes that store 24 mason jars.
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Collection

The quality of being collected; calm composure.
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Store

To write (something) into memory or registers.
This operation stores the result on the stack.
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Collection

The act or process of collecting or of gathering; as, the collection of specimens.
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Store

That which is accumulated, or massed together; a source from which supplies may be drawn; hence, an abundance; a great quantity, or a great number.
The ships are fraught with store of victuals.
With store of ladies, whose bright eyesRain influence, and give the prize.
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Collection

That which is collected
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Store

A place of deposit for goods, esp. for large quantities; a storehouse; a warehouse; a magazine.
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Collection

The act of inferring or concluding from premises or observed facts; also, that which is inferred.
We may safely say thus, that wrong collections have been hitherto made out of those words by modern divines.
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Store

Any place where goods are sold, whether by wholesale or retail; a shop.
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Collection

The jurisdiction of a collector of excise.
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Store

Articles, especially of food, accumulated for some specific object; supplies, as of provisions, arms, ammunition, and the like; as, the stores of an army, of a ship, of a family.
His swine, his horse, his stoor, and his poultry.
In his needy shop a tortoise hung,An alligator stuffed, and other skinsOf ill-shaped fishes; and about his shelvesA beggarly account of empty boxes.
Sulphurous and nitrous foam, . . . Concocted and adjusted, they reducedTo blackest grain, and into store conveyed.
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Collection

Several things grouped together or considered as a whole
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Store

Accumulated; hoarded.
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Collection

A publication containing a variety of works
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Store

To collect as a reserved supply; to accumulate; to lay away.
Dora stored what little she could save.
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Collection

Request for a sum of money;
An appeal to raise money for starving children
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Store

To furnish; to supply; to replenish; esp., to stock or furnish against a future time.
Her mind with thousand virtues stored.
Wise Plato said the world with men was stored.
Having stored a pond of four acres with carps, tench, and other fish.
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Collection

The act of gathering something together
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Store

To deposit in a store, warehouse, or other building, for preservation; to warehouse; as, to store goods.
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Store

A mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services;
He bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
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Store

A supply of something available for future use;
He brought back a large store of Cuban cigars
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Store

An electronic memory device;
A memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached
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Store

A depository for goods;
Storehouses were built close to the docks
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Store

Keep or lay aside for future use;
Store grain for the winter
The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat
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Store

Find a place for and put away for storage;
Where should we stow the vegetables?
I couldn't store all the books in the attic so I sold some
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