pagination

noun pag·i·na·tion \ ˌpa-jə-ˈnā-shən \

Definition of pagination

1 : the action of paging : the condition of being paged
2 a : the numbers or marks used to indicate the sequence of pages (as of a book)
b : the number and arrangement of pages or an indication of these

First Known Use of pagination

1794

in the meaning defined at sense 2a

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

PAGINATION Defined for English Language Learners

pagination

Definition of pagination for English Language Learners

  • : the act or process of putting numbers on the pages of a book, document, etc.

  • : the page numbers on a book, document, etc.


Learn More about pagination


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up pagination? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

requiring immediate aid or action

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet-pasta-spelling-help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!