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cat·a·log (cat·a·logue)

catalog (catalogue)

kae t lag [or] kae t lawg
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a systematic, usu. annotated, list of book titles, merchandise, or the like that is available in or from a source such as a library, retail store, or mail order merchandiser.
He finds it more convenient to order his clothes from a catalog.
similar words:
directory, index, list, listing, reference, register
definition 2: the book, leaflet, or file containing such a list.
The college sent her a catalog of the courses offered by the school.In addition to the online catalog, the library still has its card catalog of book titles.
directory, file, inventory, register
similar words:
booklet, brochure, circular, leaflet
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: catalogs, catalogues, cataloging, cataloguing, cataloged, catalogued
definition 1: to make a systematic, usu. annotated, list of.
The employees were cataloging the new merchandise.
similar words:
classify, compile, index, register
definition 2: to place in such a list.
I'm not sure how to catalog these particular items.
enter, file, list, program
similar words:
arrange, assort, categorize, index, post, record, register, sort
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to enter items into a catalog, or to create a catalog.
We have many new items, and we'll be cataloging soon.
similar words:
arrange, classify, record
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derivations: cataloger (cataloguer) (n.), catalogist (cataloguist) (n.)
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  book, film, photography
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