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[paj-uh-neyt] /ˈpædʒ əˌneɪt/
verb (used with object), paginated, paginating.
to indicate the sequence of pages in (a book, manuscript, etc.) by placing numbers or other characters on each leaf; to number the pages of.
verb (used without object), paginated, paginating.
Computers. to create pages, as with a word-processing program.
Origin of paginate
1880-85; < Latin pāgin(a) page1 + -ate1
Related forms
repaginate, verb (used with object), repaginated, repaginating.
unpaginated, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for paginated
  • All submissions must be indexed and sequentially paginated.
  • All filings must contain a paginated and indexed cover sheet identifying the contents of the submission.
  • All appendices should contain a paginated table of contents and should be tabbed for easy location of the materials contained.
  • Exhibits should be individually marked with the brown exhibit tags and multi-paged exhibits must be paginated.
  • The fourth volume is divided into three sections, none of which is paginated consecutively.
  • Exhibits must contain a table of contents, be tabbed on the right-hand side, and consecutively paginated.
  • The prosecution history must be paginated and the parties should include the appropriate page number when citing it.
British Dictionary definitions for paginated


(transitive) to number the pages of (a book, manuscript, etc) in sequence Compare foliate
Derived Forms
pagination, noun
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Word Origin and History for paginated



"to mark or number the pages of a publication," 1858 (implied in paginated), back-formation from pagination. Medieval Latin had paginare, but it had another sense. Related: Paginating.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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