Collate

  • 1 collate — col·late /kə lāt, kä , kō ; kä ˌlāt, kō / vb lat·ed, lat·ing [back formation from collation, from Latin collatio ( bonorum ) bringing together (of property) for distribution to heirs] vt in the civil law of Louisiana: to return to an estate for… …

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  • 2 collate — UK US /kəˈleɪt/ US  /ˈkəʊleɪt/ verb [T] ► to bring together different pieces of information in order to study and compare them: »collate information/data/material »collate statistics/figures/results ► to collect and arrange the sheets of a report …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Collate — Col*late , v. i. (Ecl.) To place in a benefice, when the person placing is both the patron and the ordinary. [1913 Webster] If the bishop neglets to collate within six months, the right to do it devolves on the archbishop. Encyc. Brit. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Collate — Col*late , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Collated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Collating}.] [From {Collation}.] 1. To compare critically, as books or manuscripts, in order to note the points of agreement or disagreement. [1913 Webster] I must collage it, word, with …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 collate — (v.) 1610s, from L. collatus, irregular pp. of conferre to bring together, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + latus (see OBLATE (Cf. oblate) (n.)), serving as pp. of ferre to bear (see INFER (Cf …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 collate — *compare, contrast …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 collate — [v] sort collection adduce, analogize, assemble, bracket, collect, compare, compose, contrast, examine, gather, group, match, order, relate, verify; concepts 84,158 …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 collate — ► VERB 1) collect and combine (texts or information). 2) compare and analyse (two or more sources of information). 3) Printing examine (a book) to make sure the sheets are in the correct order. DERIVATIVES collator noun. ORIGIN originally in the… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 collate — [kō′lāt΄, kä′lāt′; kə lāt′] vt. collated, collating [< L collatus, pp. of conferre, to bring together < com , together + ferre, to BEAR1] 1. to compare (texts, data, etc.) critically in order to consolidate, note similarities and… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 collate — v. (D; tr.) to collate with (to collate one edition with another edition) * * * [kə leɪt] (D; tr.) to collate with (to collate one edition with another edition) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 collate — col|late [kəˈleıt] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: collation] 1.) formal to gather information together, examine it carefully, and compare it with other information to find any differences collate information/results/data/figures ▪ A computer… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 collate — [[t]kəle͟ɪt[/t]] collates, collating, collated VERB When you collate pieces of information, you gather them all together and examine them. [V n] Roberts has spent much of his working life collating the data on which the study was based... [V n]… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 collate — verb 1) the system is used to collate information Syn: collect, gather, accumulate, assemble; combine, aggregate, put together; arrange, organize 2) we must collate these two sources Syn: compare, contrast …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 14 collate — UK [kəˈleɪt] / US [kəˈˌleɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms collate : present tense I/you/we/they collate he/she/it collates present participle collating past tense collated past participle collated 1) formal to arrange information that you have… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 collate — verb /kɒˈleɪt,ˈkoʊ.leɪt/ a) To examine diverse documents et cetera to discover similarities and differences. The young attorneys were set the task of collating the contract submitted by the other side with the previous copy. b) To assemble… …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 collate — verb Collate is used with these nouns as the object: ↑file, ↑information …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 collate — sudėstyti statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Nurodymas, kaip sudėti spausdinamo dokumento kelių egzempliorių puslapius: į atskiras krūveles kiekvieną egzempliorių arba į atskiras krūveles tuos pačius kiekvieno egzemplioriaus puslapius.… …

    Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • 18 collate — 1. The grouping together of related items to provide a record of events and facilitate further processing. 2. To compare critically two or more items or documents concerning the same general subject; normally accomplished in the processing and… …

    Military dictionary

  • 19 collate — transitive verb (collated; collating) Etymology: back formation from collation Date: 1612 1. a. to compare critically b. to collect, compare carefully in order to verify, and often to integrate or …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 collate — collatable, adj. collator, n. /keuh layt , koh , ko , koh layt, kol ayt/, v.t., collated, collating. 1. to gather or arrange in their proper sequence (the pages of a report, the sheets of a book, the pages of several sets of copies, etc.). 2.… …

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