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col·late

 (kə-lāt′, kŏl′āt′, kō′lāt′)
tr.v. col·lat·ed, col·lat·ing, col·lates
1. To examine and compare carefully in order to note points of disagreement.
2. To assemble in proper numerical or logical sequence.
3. Printing
a. To examine (gathered sheets) in order to arrange them in proper sequence before binding.
b. To verify the order and completeness of (the pages of a volume).
4. Ecclesiastical To admit (a cleric) to a benefice.

[From Latin collātus, past participle of cōnferre, to bring together : com-, com- + lātus, brought; see telə- in Indo-European roots.]

col·la′tor n.

collate

(kɒˈleɪt; kə-)
vb (tr)
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) to examine and compare (texts, statements, etc) in order to note points of agreement and disagreement
2. (Library Science & Bibliography) (in library work) to check the number and order of (the pages of a book)
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) bookbinding
a. to check the sequence of (the sections of a book) after gathering
b. a nontechnical word for gather9
4. (Ecclesiastical Terms) (often foll by to) Christianity to appoint (an incumbent) to a benefice
[C16: from Latin collātus brought together (past participle of conferre to gather), from com- together + lātus, past participle of ferre to bring]

col•late

(kəˈleɪt, koʊ-, kɒ-, ˈkoʊ leɪt, ˈkɒl eɪt)

v.t. -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
1. to gather or arrange (pages) in their proper sequence.
2. to verify the arrangement of (the gathered sheets of a book) before binding.
3. to compare (texts, etc.) critically.
4. to verify the number and order of the sheets of (a volume) to determine its completeness.
5. to appoint (a cleric) to a benefice.
[1550–60; < Latin collātus, past participle of conferre to bring together; see confer]
col•lat′a•ble, adj.
col•la′tor, n.

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 exploitation phase in the intelligence cycle. See also intelligence process.

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Past participle: collated
Gerund: collating

Imperative
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Present
I collate
you collate
he/she/it collates
we collate
you collate
they collate
Preterite
I collated
you collated
he/she/it collated
we collated
you collated
they collated
Present Continuous
I am collating
you are collating
he/she/it is collating
we are collating
you are collating
they are collating
Present Perfect
I have collated
you have collated
he/she/it has collated
we have collated
you have collated
they have collated
Past Continuous
I was collating
you were collating
he/she/it was collating
we were collating
you were collating
they were collating
Past Perfect
I had collated
you had collated
he/she/it had collated
we had collated
you had collated
they had collated
Future
I will collate
you will collate
he/she/it will collate
we will collate
you will collate
they will collate
Future Perfect
I will have collated
you will have collated
he/she/it will have collated
we will have collated
you will have collated
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Future Continuous
I will be collating
you will be collating
he/she/it will be collating
we will be collating
you will be collating
they will be collating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been collating
you have been collating
he/she/it has been collating
we have been collating
you have been collating
they have been collating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been collating
you will have been collating
he/she/it will have been collating
we will have been collating
you will have been collating
they will have been collating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been collating
you had been collating
he/she/it had been collating
we had been collating
you had been collating
they had been collating
Conditional
I would collate
you would collate
he/she/it would collate
we would collate
you would collate
they would collate
Past Conditional
I would have collated
you would have collated
he/she/it would have collated
we would have collated
you would have collated
they would have collated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.collate - compare critically; of texts
compare - examine and note the similarities or differences of; "John compared his haircut to his friend's"; "We compared notes after we had both seen the movie"
2.collate - to assemble in proper sequence; "collate the papers"
order - bring order to or into; "Order these files"

collate

verb collect, gather, organize, assemble, compose, adduce, systematize Roberts collated the data on which the study was based.

collate

verb
To examine in order to note the similarities and differences of:
Translations
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[kɒˈleɪt] VTcotejar

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[kɒˈleɪt kəˈleɪt] vt [+ data] → collationner

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vt
data, informationzusammentragen
(printer) copiessortieren

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[kɒˈleɪt] vtcollazionare
References in classic literature ?
So assured, indeed, is the fact concerning the periodicalness of the sperm whale's resorting to given waters, that many hunters believe that, could he be closely observed and studied throughout the world; were the logs for one voyage of the entire whale fleet carefully collated, then the migrations of the sperm whale would be found to correspond in invariability to those of the herring-shoals or the flights of swallows.
We have no official statement of the facts which the reader will find recorded in the next chapter, but they have been carefully collated from letters and other MS.
Proper census recording not only realizes the agency's aim of delivering "better data, better lives," but more so in helping make sure that the distribution of resources and services are equitably given; based on collated pertinent data resulting in sound governmental policies.
But immediate steps still need to be taken to introduce a system whereby anonymous data can be collated.
Some of their in-stock products include stainless steel joist hangers, framing connectors, screws, loose & collated nails, bolts, lags, threaded rod, staples & more.
The hotel performance figures, collated by STR Global and released by business advisory firm Deloitte in Wales, show hotels in the capital experienced their strongest occupancy levels for the month of August since 2008 and its highest average daily room rate (ADR) in at least seven years.
These will be collated and forwarded to the BBC but please feel free to do that as individuals, either by emailing to enquiries.
Initially, only information relating to London, Birmingham and Liverpool was collated but by September 1941 the bomb census had been extended to cover the rest of the UK.
The figures collated from the market demonstrated that the total contributions generated by takaful companies had increased from $7.
The consultation period will run for 14 weeks to mid-November 2008 and the responses will be collated and analysed and presented to the Welsh Assembly Government by the spring of 2009.