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collate

col·late

collate

pronunciation:
ko leIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: collated, collates, collating
definition: to separate into groups of pages which are all in correct order.
We have twenty copies of each of the twelve pages. Now we need to collate them.
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The word collate contains the following parts:
col- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix col- is an assimilated form of com- used before roots beginning with "l," such as "loc" and "lect." See com-.
fer, lat2, -late Latin root that means carry, bring
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See also -iferous and -fic