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Meaning of COLLATE

Pronunciation:  kâ'leyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  compare critically; of texts
  2. [v]  to assemble in proper sequence; "collate the papers"

COLLATE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: collect, compare, garner, gather, order, pull together



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
             I must collage it, word, with the original Hebrew.
    2. To gather and place in order, as the sheets of a book for
    3. (Eccl.) To present and institute in a benefice, when the
       person presenting is both the patron and the ordinary; --
       followed by to.
    4. To bestow or confer. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor.
  2. \Col*late"\, v. i. (Ecl.)
    To place in a benefice, when the person placing is both the
    patron and the ordinary.
          If the bishop neglets to collate within six months, the
          right to do it devolves on the archbishop. --Encyc.
Legal Dictionary
 Definition: To arrange in order; verify arrangement of pages before binding or fastening; put together.
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