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catalog

cat·a·log (cat·a·logue)

catalog (catalogue)

 
pronunciation:
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 books, merchandise, or the like that is available in or from a source such as a library or mail order merchandiser.
synonyms:
inventory
similar words:
directory, index, list, listing, reference, register
definition 2: the book, leaflet, or file containing such a list.
a catalog of college coursesa clothing catalogthe card catalog of a library
synonyms:
directory, file, inventory, register
similar words:
booklet, brochure, circular, leaflet
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: cataloged, cataloging, catalogs, catalogued, catalogues, cataloguing
definition 1: to make a systematic, usu. annotated, list of.
synonyms:
inventory
similar words:
accession, classify, compile, index, register
definition 2: to place in such a list.
synonyms:
enter, file, list, program
similar words:
arrange, assort, categorize, index, post, record, register, sort
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to make a catalog.
similar words:
arrange, classify, record
derivations: cataloger (cataloguer) (n.), catalogist (cataloguist) (n.)
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Word Parts
The word catalog contains the following parts:
cata- Greek prefix that means down; completely, thoroughly; against; according to
log, logo, -logue Greek root that means word, speech, written work
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See also -logy, -ology, a terminal form of this root.