English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'collective'

(adjective) 
Definition
done by or characteristic of individuals acting as a group
It was a collective decision taken by the full board.
Synonyms
joint
They came to a joint decision as to where they would live.
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united
a united front against extreme poverty
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shared
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common
They share a common language.
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combined
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corporate
Most boards wish to have an effective system of corporate governance.
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concerted
He says it is time for concerted action by world leaders.
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unified
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cooperative
The visit was intended to develop cooperative relations between the countries.
Opposites
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divided
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uncombined
(adjective) 
Their collective volume wasn't very large.
Synonyms
combined
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aggregate
the rate of growth of aggregate demand
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composite
The chassis is made of a complex composite structure incorporating carbon fibre.
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cumulative
Skin cancer can be caused by the cumulative effect of years of exposure to the sun.
Opposites
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uncombined

Additional synonyms

in the sense of aggregate
Definition
formed of separate units collected into a whole
the rate of growth of aggregate demand
Synonyms
combined,
assembled,
accumulated,
in the sense of common
Definition
belonging to two or more people
They share a common language.
Synonyms
shared,
in the sense of composite
Definition
made up of separate parts
The chassis is made of a complex composite structure incorporating carbon fibre.
Synonyms
combined,
blended,
synthesized

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