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[kat-l-awg, -og] /ˈkæt lˌɔg, -ˌɒg/
a list or record, as of items for sale or courses at a university, systematically arranged and often including descriptive material:
a stamp catalog.
something that contains such a list or record, as a book, leaflet, or file.
a list of the contents of a library or a group of libraries, arranged according to any of various systems.
any list or record:
a catalog of complaints.
verb (used with object), cataloged or catalogued, cataloging or cataloguing.
to enter (items) in a catalog; make a catalog of.
verb (used without object), cataloged or catalogued, cataloging or cataloguing.
to produce a catalog.
to have a specified price as listed in a catalog:
This model catalogs for $49.95.
to offer merchandise in a mail-order catalog.
of, relating to, or carrying on business through a mail-order catalog:
catalog sales.
Origin of catalog
late Middle English
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
[kat-l-oj-ik] /ˌkæt lˈɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
catalogical, catalogistic
[kat-l-oh-jis-tik] /ˌkæt l oʊˈdʒɪs tɪk/ (Show IPA),
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.
1, 3. roster, register, record. See list1 . Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Other people's miseries are not interesting and I shall not catalog mine.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Jacksons blocks are not listed in the Remondini catalog of 1817.

    John Baptist Jackson Jacob Kainen
  • Make a catalog of your bad habits; of the most important of your good ones.

    The Mind and Its Education

    George Herbert Betts
  • A catalog was published of which were printed more than forty editions.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers
  • I asked, getting Ike Barry's catalog and opening it on the veranda table.

    Fighting Byng

    A. Stone
Word Origin and History for catalog

see catalogue.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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