follow Dictionary.com

It’s about time. We are now on Instagram!

tabulate

[v. tab-yuh-leyt; adj. tab-yuh-lit, -leyt] /v. ˈtæb yəˌleɪt; adj. ˈtæb yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/
verb (used with object), tabulated, tabulating.
1.
to put or arrange in a tabular, systematic, or condensed form; formulate tabularly.
verb (used without object), tabulated, tabulating.
2.
tab1 (def 13).
adjective
3.
shaped like a table or tablet; tabular.
4.
having transverse septae, as certain corals.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; (adj.) < Late Latin tabulātus, past participle of tabulāre to fit with planks, floor; see table, -ate1; (v.) < Latin tabul(a), for table + -ate1
Related forms
tabulable, adjective
tabulation, noun
nontabulated, adjective
pretabulate, verb (used with object), pretabulated, pretabulating.
pretabulation, noun
retabulate, verb (used with object), retabulated, retabulating.
untabulable, adjective
untabulated, adjective
Synonyms
1. order, rank, sort, group, classify.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for retabulated

tabulate

verb (transitive) (ˈtæbjʊˌleɪt)
1.
Also tabularize (ˈtæbjʊləˌraɪz). to set out, arrange, or write in tabular form
2.
to form or cut with a flat surface
adjective (ˈtæbjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt)
3.
having a flat surface
4.
(of certain corals) having transverse skeletal plates
Derived Forms
tabulable, adjective
tabulation, noun
Word Origin
C18: from Latin tabula a board
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for retabulated

tabulate

v.

1734, "to put into form of a table," from Latin tabula (see table (n.)) + -ate (2). Related: Tabulated; tabulating.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for tabulate

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for retabulated

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends