or cat·a·logue

[kat-l-awg, -og]
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  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.Compare card catalog, on-line catalog, union catalog.
  4. any list or record: a catalog of complaints.
verb (used with object), cat·a·loged or cat·a·logued, cat·a·log·ing or cat·a·logu·ing.
  1. to enter (items) in a catalog; make a catalog of.
verb (used without object), cat·a·loged or cat·a·logued, cat·a·log·ing or cat·a·logu·ing.
  1. to produce a catalog.
  2. to have a specified price as listed in a catalog: This model catalogs for $49.95.
  3. to offer merchandise in a mail-order catalog.
  1. of, relating to, or carrying on business through a mail-order catalog: catalog sales.

Origin of catalog

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 formscat·a·log·er, cat·a·logu·er, cat·a·log·ist, cat·a·logu·ist, nouncat·a·log·ic [kat-l-oj-ik] /ˌkæt lˈɒdʒ ɪk/, cat·a·log·i·cal, cat·a·lo·gis·tic [kat-l-oh-jis-tik] /ˌkæt l oʊˈdʒɪs tɪk/, adjectivemis·cat·a·log, mis·cat·a·logue, verb (used with object), mis·cat·a·loged or mis·cat·a·logued, mis·cat·a·log·ing or mis·cat·a·logu·ing.non·cat·a·log, non·cat·a·logue, adjectivere·cat·a·log, verb (used with object), re·cat·a·loged or re·cat·a·ogued, re·cat·a·log·ing or re·cat·a·logu·ing.

Synonyms for catalog

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1, 3. roster, register, record. See list1. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for cataloged

Contemporary Examples of cataloged

  • I first discovered nobody had ever cataloged all of the Watergate conversations.

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    What the Archives Say About Nixon

    Scott Porch

    August 8, 2014

  • Yet even today, the small-scale sculptural objects in most museum collections are cataloged under one name only: Christo.

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    Why the Art World Ignores Wives

    Jessica Dawson

    March 17, 2014

  • Like everyone else, they were also cataloged; their addresses were on file.

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    Anne Frank’s Amsterdam

    Russell Shorto

    October 12, 2013

  • Betsy Woodruff at the National Review Institute cataloged multiple examples of Reid's investment strategy.

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    How Did Harry Reid Get Rich?

    Justin Green

    August 15, 2012

  • The Daily Pic: August Sander cataloged his nation – to show it couldn't be done.

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    What Germans Looked Like

    Blake Gopnik

    May 10, 2012

Historical Examples of cataloged

Word Origin and History for cataloged


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