Complete Definition of "collate"

English

Pronunciation
a|UK IPA|/kɒˈleɪt/
rhymes|eɪt
hyphenation|col|late

Etymology
From L. collatum, past participle of conferre.

Verb
en-verb|collates|collating|collated

  1. transitive To examine diverse documents et cetera in order to discover similarity|similarities and differences.
  2. transitive To assemble something in a logical sequence.

#* 1922, w:Virginia Woolf|Virginia Woolf, w:Jacob's Room|Jacob’s Room, Vintage Classics, paperback edition, page 101
#*: Detest your own age. Build a better one. And to set that on foot read incredibly dull essays upon Marlowe to your friends. For which purpose one must collate editions in the British Museum.

  1. transitive To sort multiple copies of printed documents into sequences of individual page order, one sequence for each copy, especially before binding.
  2. transitive To admit a cleric to a benefice.

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Related terms
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collation
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collator
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decollate
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decollator
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Translations
trans-top|examine diverse documents etc.
Finnish: t+|fi|vertailla
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|assemble something in a logical sequence
Dutch: t+|nl|sorteren
Finnish: t+|fi|järjestää
trans-mid
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trans-top|sort multiple copies of printed documents into sequences of individual page order
Dutch: t+|nl|sorteren
Finnish: t+|fi|järjestää
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|admit a cleric to a benefice
Finnish: t+|fi|asettaa t|fi|kirkonmies t+|fi|virka|alt=virkaan
trans-mid
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