tabulate

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verb tab·u·late \ˈta-byə-ˌlāt\

Definition of tabulate

tabulated

;

tabulating

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to count, record, or list systematically

  3. 2 :  to put into tabular form

tabulation

play \ˌta-byə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

tabulator

play \ˈta-byə-ˌlā-tər\ noun

Examples of tabulate in a Sentence

  1. A machine is used to tabulate the votes.

Origin and Etymology of tabulate

Latin tabula tablet


TABULATE Defined for English Language Learners

tabulate

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verb

Definition of tabulate for English Language Learners

  • : to arrange information in an organized way so that it can be studied, recorded, etc.


TABULATE Defined for Kids

tabulate

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verb tab·u·late \ˈta-byə-ˌlāt\

Definition of tabulate for Students

tabulated

;

tabulating

  1. :  to count and record in an orderly way tabulate votes



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