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catalog

or cat·a·logue

[kat-l-awg, -og]
noun
  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.
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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.
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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.
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or carrying on business through a mail-order catalog: catalog sales.
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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

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

Word Origin and History for catalogical

catalog

see catalogue.

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