COLLATE

collate

(verb) compare critically; of texts

collate

(verb) to assemble in proper sequence; “collate the papers”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Verb

collate (third-person singular simple present collates, present participle collating, simple past and past participle collated)

(transitive) To examine diverse documents and so on, to discover similarities and differences.

(transitive) To assemble something in a logical sequence.

(transitive) To sort multiple copies of printed documents into sequences of individual page order, one sequence for each copy, especially before binding.

(obsolete) To bestow or confer.

(transitive, Christianity) To admit a cleric to a benefice; to present and institute in a benefice, when the person presenting is both the patron and the ordinary; followed by to.

Source: Wiktionary


Col*late", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Collated; p. pr. & vb. n. Collating.] Etym: [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. Coleridge.

2. To gather and place in order, as the sheets of a book for binding.

3. (Eccl.)

Definition: 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.

Col*late", v. i. (Ecl.)

Definition: 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. Brit.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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