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catalog

[kat-l-awg, -og] /ˈkæt lˌɔg, -ˌɒg/
noun
1.
a list or record, as of items for sale or courses at a university, systematically arranged and often including descriptive material:
a stamp catalog.
2.
something that contains such a list or record, as a book, leaflet, or file.
3.
a list of the contents of a library or a group of libraries, arranged according to any of various systems.
4.
any list or record:
a catalog of complaints.
verb (used with object), cataloged or catalogued, cataloging or cataloguing.
5.
to enter (items) in a catalog; make a catalog of.
verb (used without object), cataloged or catalogued, cataloging or cataloguing.
6.
to produce a catalog.
7.
to have a specified price as listed in a catalog:
This model catalogs for $49.95.
8.
to offer merchandise in a mail-order catalog.
adjective
9.
of, pertaining to, or carrying on business through a mail-order catalog:
catalog sales.
Also, catalogue.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English cataloge < Late Latin catalogus < Greek katálogos a register (akin to katalégein to count up), equivalent to kata- cata- + -logos reckoning
Related forms
cataloger, cataloguer, catalogist, cataloguist, noun
catalogic
[kat-l-oj-ik] /ˌkæt lˈɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
catalogical, catalogistic
[kat-l-oh-jis-tik] /ˌkæt l oʊˈdʒɪs tɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
miscatalog, miscatalogue, verb (used with object), miscataloged or miscatalogued, miscataloging or miscataloguing.
noncatalog, noncatalogue, adjective
recatalog, verb (used with object), recataloged or recataogued, recataloging or recataloguing.
Synonyms
1, 3. roster, register, record. See list1 .
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Examples for catalogued
  • This work is dubbed the great national and is catalogued as woo.
  • They are catalogued in reference works such as the encyclopaedia of chess openings.
  • Messier catalogued it as the first entry in his catalogue of cometlike objects.
Word Origin and History for catalogued
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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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