verb (used with object), com·piled, com·pil·ing.
- compilation film,
- compiled language,
Origin of compile
Examples from the Web for compiled
And so we compiled this list through conversations with colleagues and social media crowd-sourcing.
Our young and talented crew was compiled of friends and fellow classmates.Nitehawk Shorts Festival: ‘Brute,’ a Twisted Take on Playing in the Dark|Julia Grinberg|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was just trying to get better before I compiled some audition.How Aidy Bryant Stealthily Became Your Favorite ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star|Kevin Fallon|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All told, Warmuth said he has compiled a list of more than 1,000 appropriations, or “citations” as he calls them, in Chronicles.
Goodwin, an associate professor at Nottingham University, has compiled the first comprehensive study on the rise of Ukip.Is Britain’s Tea Party Turning Politics Upside Down?|Nico Hines|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the astronomers of Babylonia were priests, and indeed the same priests who compiled the hymns and incantations.The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria|Morris Jastrow
They compiled a calendar, in complete accord with the Metonic cycle, which modern science must declare faultless.Jewish Literature and Other Essays|Gustav Karpeles
Such of their epistles as have been preserved and compiled in the New Testament also bear this witness.Rays of Living Light on the One Way of Salvation|Charles W. Penrose
Often individual libraries have compiled lists of their own books on various subjects.Expository Writing|Mervin James Curl
Demand for books of prayers has caused this book to be compiled.Prayers of the Early Church|Various
Word Origin for compile
early 14c., from Old French compiler "compile, collect" (13c.), from Latin compilare "to plunder, rob," probably originally "bundle together, heap up;" hence "to pack up and carry off," from com- "together" (see com-) + pilare "to compress, ram down." Related: Compiled; compiling.