tabulate

[v. tab-yuh-leyt; adj. tab-yuh-lit, -leyt]
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; (adj.) < Late Latin tabulātus, past participle of tabulāre to fit with planks, floor; see table, -ate1; (v.) < Latin tabul(a), for table + -ate1

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


1. order, rank, sort, group, classify.
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tabulate
 
vb
1.  Also: tabularize to set out, arrange, or write in tabular form
2.  to form or cut with a flat surface
 
adj
3.  having a flat surface
4.  (of certain corals) having transverse skeletal plates
 
[C18: from Latin tabula a board]
 
'tabulable
 
adj
 
tabu'lation
 
n

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Word Origin & History

tabulate
1734, "to put into form of a table," from L. tabula (see table). Tabulation is from 1837.
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Example sentences
With the device in place, the tabulation finished ahead of schedule and under
  budget.
The speed of the fall was caused by a tabulation delay.
The point is that voters can confirm that their encrypted receipt is input into
  the tabulation.
The test is intended to exercise all aspects of the tabulation programming.
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