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catalog

noun cat·a·log \ˈka-tə-ˌlȯg, -ˌläg\

Simple Definition of catalog

  • : a book containing a list of things that you can buy, use, etc., and often pictures

  • : a group of similar or related things

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of catalog

  1. 1 :  list, register

  2. 2 a :  a complete enumeration of items arranged systematically with descriptive details b :  a pamphlet or book that contains such a list c :  material in such a list

Examples of catalog in a sentence

  1. The band played many songs from their catalog of hits.

  2. <a catalog of music album titles>



Variants of catalog

or catalogue play \ˈka-tə-ˌlȯg, -ˌläg\

Origin of catalog

Middle English cathaloge, cateloge, from Middle French catalogue, from Late Latin catalogus, from Greek katalogos, from katalegein to list, enumerate, from kata- + legein to gather, speak — more at legend


First Known Use: 15th century


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catalog

verb cat·a·log

Simple Definition of catalog

  • : to list or describe (something) in an organized way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of catalog

cataloged or cataloguedcataloging or cataloguing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make a catalog of

  3. 2 a :  to enter in a catalog b :  to classify (as books or information) descriptively

  4. intransitive verb
  5. 1 :  to make or work on a catalog

  6. 2 :  to become listed in a catalog at a specified price <this stamp catalogs at $2>

cataloger or cataloguer noun

Examples of catalog in a sentence

  1. They use the computer to catalog books.

  2. The chart catalogs the results of each test.



1598

First Known Use of catalog

1598

Variants of catalog

or catalogue


CATALOG Defined for Kids

1

catalog

play
noun cat·a·log \ˈka-tə-ˌlȯg\

Definition of catalog for Students

  1. 1 :  a book containing brief descriptions of things that can be purchased or signed up for <a garden supply catalog> <a college course catalogue>

  2. 2 :  a list of names, titles, or articles arranged by some system



Variants of catalog

or cat·a·logue \ˈka-tə-ˌlȯg\

2

catalog

play
verb cat·a·log

Definition of catalog for Students

cat·a·loged or cat·a·loguedcat·a·log·ing or cat·a·logu·ing

  1. 1 :  to make a catalog of

  2. 2 :  to enter in a catalog

cat·a·log·er or cat·a·logu·er noun


Variants of catalog

or catalogue


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