Formed by gathering or collecting; gathered into a mass, sum, or body; congregated or aggregated; as, the collective body of a nation.
- Assembled into or viewed as a whole.
- Of, relating to, characteristic of, or made by a number of people acting as a group: a collective decision.
- An undertaking, such as a business operation, set up on the principles or system of collectivism.
- Grammar A collective noun.