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com·pile

 (kəm-pīl′)
tr.v. com·piled, com·pil·ing, com·piles
1. To gather into a single book.
2. To put together or compose from materials gathered from several sources: compile an encyclopedia.
3. Computers To translate (a program) into machine language.

[Middle English compilen, from Old French compiler, probably from Latin compīlāre, to plunder : com-, com- + pīla, heap (of stones), pillar.]

compile

(kəmˈpaɪl)
vb (tr)
1. to make or compose from other materials or sources: to compile a list of names.
2. to collect or gather for a book, hobby, etc
3. (Computer Science) computing to create (a set of machine instructions) from a high-level programming language, using a compiler
[C14: from Latin compīlāre to pile together, plunder, from com- together + pīlāre to thrust down, pack]

com•pile

(kəmˈpaɪl)

v.t. -piled, -pil•ing.
1. to put together (documents, selections, or other materials) in one book or work.
2. to make (a book, writing, or the like) of materials from various sources: to compile an anthology of plays.
3. to gather together: to compile data.
4. to translate (a computer program) by means of a compiler.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Latin compīlāre to rob, pillage]

compile


Past participle: compiled
Gerund: compiling

Imperative
compile
compile
Present
I compile
you compile
he/she/it compiles
we compile
you compile
they compile
Preterite
I compiled
you compiled
he/she/it compiled
we compiled
you compiled
they compiled
Present Continuous
I am compiling
you are compiling
he/she/it is compiling
we are compiling
you are compiling
they are compiling
Present Perfect
I have compiled
you have compiled
he/she/it has compiled
we have compiled
you have compiled
they have compiled
Past Continuous
I was compiling
you were compiling
he/she/it was compiling
we were compiling
you were compiling
they were compiling
Past Perfect
I had compiled
you had compiled
he/she/it had compiled
we had compiled
you had compiled
they had compiled
Future
I will compile
you will compile
he/she/it will compile
we will compile
you will compile
they will compile
Future Perfect
I will have compiled
you will have compiled
he/she/it will have compiled
we will have compiled
you will have compiled
they will have compiled
Future Continuous
I will be compiling
you will be compiling
he/she/it will be compiling
we will be compiling
you will be compiling
they will be compiling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been compiling
you have been compiling
he/she/it has been compiling
we have been compiling
you have been compiling
they have been compiling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been compiling
you will have been compiling
he/she/it will have been compiling
we will have been compiling
you will have been compiling
they will have been compiling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been compiling
you had been compiling
he/she/it had been compiling
we had been compiling
you had been compiling
they had been compiling
Conditional
I would compile
you would compile
he/she/it would compile
we would compile
you would compile
they would compile
Past Conditional
I would have compiled
you would have compiled
he/she/it would have compiled
we would have compiled
you would have compiled
they would have compiled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.compile - get or gather togethercompile - get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"
run up - pile up (debts or scores)
corral - collect or gather; "corralling votes for an election"
collect, pull in - get or bring together; "accumulate evidence"
scrape up, scrape, scratch, come up - gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living"
chunk, lump - put together indiscriminately; "lump together all the applicants"
bale - make into a bale; "bale hay"
catch - take in and retain; "We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater"
fund - accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability; "fund a medical care plan"
fund - place or store up in a fund for accumulation
salt away, stack away, stash away, store, hive away, lay in, put in - keep or lay aside for future use; "store grain for the winter"; "The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat"
2.compile - put together out of existing material; "compile a list"
cobble together, cobble up - put together hastily
anthologise, anthologize - compile an anthology
catalog, catalogue - make a catalogue, compile a catalogue; "She spends her weekends cataloguing"
make - make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones"
3.compile - use a computer program to translate source code written in a particular programming language into computer-readable machine code that can be executed
make - make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones"

compile

verb put together, collect, gather, organize, accumulate, marshal, garner, amass, cull, anthologize The anthology took ten years to compile.
Translations
يَجْمَع، يُؤَلِّف
sestavit
kompilereredigeresamle
kääntääkoota
összeállít
safna/taka saman
kompiliacijakompiliatoriuskompiliuotisudarymassudaryti
kompilētvākt
bir araya getirmekderlemek

compile

[kəmˈpaɪl] VT [+ list, catalogue] → compilar (also Comput); [+ information] → recopilar

compile

[kəmˈpaɪl] vt [+ report, book, programme] → compiler; [+ dictionary] → compiler, rédiger; [+ list, register] → dresser; [+ figures, statistics] → compiler, rassembler

compile

vtzusammenstellen, erstellen (form); materialsammeln, zusammentragen; dictionaryverfassen; (Comput) → kompilieren

compile

[kəmˈpaɪl] vtcompilare

compile

(kəmˈpail) verb
to make (a book, table etc) from information collected from other books etc. He compiled a French dictionary.
compilation (kompiˈleiʃən) noun
comˈpiler noun
References in classic literature ?
A skillful individual in his closet with all the local codes before him, might compile a law on some subjects of taxation for the whole union, without any aid from oral information, and it may be expected that whenever internal taxes may be necessary, and particularly in cases requiring uniformity throughout the States, the more simple objects will be preferred.
I can very confidently announce one or another law, which throws itself into relief and form, but I am too young yet by some ages to compile a code.
But the men who compile the Sailing Directions have never heard of the change that was worked in the hearts of the inhabitants, who, not many years ago, cut off a big bark and killed all hands with the exception of the second mate.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran Nanotechnology Standardization Committee announced plans to compile 7 new national and 2 international standards.
Called Project New Orleans, it is an effort to compile a record of all architectural and planning proposals created for the post-Katrina rebuilding of New Orleans.
Develop a way to track and compile information about each news media contact made with Xcel Energy.