Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

The act of compiling; a book or collection of extracts.

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Usage examples "compilation":

  1. However, there is little to substantiate this legend, and it is more likely that the magnificent hymn of praise was a compilation of a later date, based on a very ancient Greek version. - "The Story of Our Hymns", Ernest Edwin Ryden.
  2. But he continued firm, and took part in the compilation of a document, which might well become the most important in its results of all the declarations of the Opposition. - "Letters From Rome on the Council", Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger.
  3. And finally the sacred Scriptures have been diligently searched for this same high purpose, leaving this the furthest reaching compilation on the finest relation between human beings ever published. - "Games For All Occasions", Mary E. Blain.