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cat·a·log

or cat·a·logue  (kăt′l-ôg′, -ŏg′)
n.
1.
a. A list or itemized display, as of titles, course offerings, or articles for exhibition or sale, usually including descriptive information or illustrations.
b. A publication, such as a book or pamphlet, containing such a list or display: a catalog of fall fashions; a seed catalog.
2. A list or enumeration: a catalog of complaints.
3. A card catalog.
v. cat·a·loged, cat·a·log·ing, cat·a·logs or cat·a·logued or cat·a·logu·ing or cat·a·logues
v.tr.
1. To make an itemized list of: catalog a record collection.
2.
a. To list or include in a catalog.
b. To classify (a book or publication, for example) according to a categorical system.
v.intr.
1. To make a catalog.
2. To be listed in a catalog: an item that catalogs for 200 dollars.

[Middle English cathaloge, list, register, from Old French catalogue, from Late Latin catalogus, from Greek katalogos, from katalegein, to list : kata-, down, off; see cata- + legein, to count; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]

cat′a·log′er, cat′a·logu′er n.
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cat•a•log

(ˈkæt lˌɔg, -ˌɒg)

n.
1. a list or record, as of items for sale or courses at a university, systematically arranged and often including descriptive material.
2. something, as a book or pamphlet, that contains such a list or record.
3. a list of the contents of a library or a group of libraries, arranged according to any of various systems. Compare card catalog.
4. any list or record: a catalog of complaints.
v.t.
5. to enter (items) in a catalog; make a catalog of.
v.i.
6. to produce a catalog.
7. to have a specified price as listed in a catalog.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Late Latin catalogus < Greek katálogos a register, n. derivative of katalégein to count up]
cat′a•log`ist, cat′a•log`er, n.
cat`a•log′ic (-ˈɒdʒ ɪk) adj.
syn: See list1.
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catalog


Past participle: cataloged
Gerund: cataloging

Imperative
catalog
catalog
Present
I catalog
you catalog
he/she/it catalogs
we catalog
you catalog
they catalog
Preterite
I cataloged
you cataloged
he/she/it cataloged
we cataloged
you cataloged
they cataloged
Present Continuous
I am cataloging
you are cataloging
he/she/it is cataloging
we are cataloging
you are cataloging
they are cataloging
Present Perfect
I have cataloged
you have cataloged
he/she/it has cataloged
we have cataloged
you have cataloged
they have cataloged
Past Continuous
I was cataloging
you were cataloging
he/she/it was cataloging
we were cataloging
you were cataloging
they were cataloging
Past Perfect
I had cataloged
you had cataloged
he/she/it had cataloged
we had cataloged
you had cataloged
they had cataloged
Future
I will catalog
you will catalog
he/she/it will catalog
we will catalog
you will catalog
they will catalog
Future Perfect
I will have cataloged
you will have cataloged
he/she/it will have cataloged
we will have cataloged
you will have cataloged
they will have cataloged
Future Continuous
I will be cataloging
you will be cataloging
he/she/it will be cataloging
we will be cataloging
you will be cataloging
they will be cataloging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cataloging
you have been cataloging
he/she/it has been cataloging
we have been cataloging
you have been cataloging
they have been cataloging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cataloging
you will have been cataloging
he/she/it will have been cataloging
we will have been cataloging
you will have been cataloging
they will have been cataloging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cataloging
you had been cataloging
he/she/it had been cataloging
we had been cataloging
you had been cataloging
they had been cataloging
Conditional
I would catalog
you would catalog
he/she/it would catalog
we would catalog
you would catalog
they would catalog
Past Conditional
I would have cataloged
you would have cataloged
he/she/it would have cataloged
we would have cataloged
you would have cataloged
they would have cataloged
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.catalog - a book or pamphlet containing an enumeration of thingscatalog - a book or pamphlet containing an enumeration of things; "he found it in the Sears catalog"
book - a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
course catalog, course catalogue, prospectus - a catalog listing the courses offered by a college or university
2.catalog - a complete list of thingscatalog - a complete list of things; usually arranged systematically; "it does not pretend to be a catalog of his achievements"
list, listing - a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
discography - a descriptive catalog of musical recordings
library catalog, library catalogue - an enumeration of all the resources of a library
parts catalog, parts catalogue - a list advertising parts for machinery along with prices
seed catalog, seed catalogue - a list advertising seeds and their prices
Verb1.catalog - make a catalogue, compile a catalogue; "She spends her weekends cataloguing"
compile, compose - put together out of existing material; "compile a list"
2.catalog - make an itemized list or catalog of; classify; "He is cataloguing his photographic negatives"
class, classify, sort out, assort, sort, separate - arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

catalog

or catalogue
noun
A series, as of names or words, printed or written down:
verb
To register in or as if in a book:
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Translations
katalog
katalog
luettelo
katalog
カタログ
카탈로그
seznam
katalog
บัญชีรายการสินค้า
quyển danh mục

catalogue

(American) catalog (ˈkӕtəlog) noun
(a book containing) an ordered list of names, goods, books etc. a library catalogue.
verb
to put in an ordered list. She catalogued the books in alphabetical order of author's name.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

catalog

كَتَالُوج katalog katalog Katalog κατάλογος catálogo luettelo catalogue katalog catalogo カタログ 카탈로그 catalogus katalog katalog catálogo каталог katalog บัญชีรายการสินค้า katalog quyển danh mục 目录
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LC's standard for excellence placed a premium on adherence to rules contained in the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules.