- 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.
- Computers. to create pages, as with a word-processing program.
Origin of paginate
Examples from the Web for paginated
This has been separately printed and paginated, and is preceded by its own index.Journal in France in 1845 and 1848 with Letters from Italy in 1847
T. W. (Thomas William) Allies
Jean Philippe de Lignan, Rome, 1481 (not paginated), leaf 10 and the following.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)
Pagination: This book was paginated using folio numbers in a recto-verso scheme.A booke called the Foundacion of Rhetorike
This book was printed as an octavo volume, and was paginated using a recto-verso scheme.The Art or Crafte of Rhetoryke
- (tr) to number the pages of (a book, manuscript, etc) in sequenceCompare foliate
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.