verb (used with object), col·lat·ed, col·lat·ing.
Origin of collate
Examples from the Web for collated
I show her the pile and explain that I need two copies of each, collated, please.
That of Surita, who collated five copies, four of which he thus designates:—1.Old English Chronicles|Various
His Iliad, collated with his last corrections and alterations, well deserves to fill a stationary niche in our poetical library.Amenities of Literature|Isaac Disraeli
But he assured me he believed his advocate and his adversary to be one and the same, and referred me to the collated sentences.The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete|George Meredith
British Dictionary definitions for collated
- to check the sequence of (the sections of a book) after gathering
- a nontechnical word for gather (def. 9)
Word Origin for collate
Word Origin and History for collated
1610s, from Latin collatus, irregular past participle of conferre "to bring together," from com- "together" (see com-) + latus (see oblate (n.)), serving as past participle of ferre "to bear" (see infer). Related: Collated; collating.