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tabulate

[ verb tab-yuh-leyt; adjective tab-yuh-lit, -leyt ]
/ verb ˈtæb yəˌleɪt; adjective ˈtæb yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt /
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verb (used with object), tab·u·lat·ed, tab·u·lat·ing.

to put or arrange in a tabular, systematic, or condensed form; formulate tabularly.

verb (used without object), tab·u·lat·ed, tab·u·lat·ing.

to operate the tab key on a typewriter; to tab.

adjective

shaped like a table or tablet; tabular.
having transverse septae, as certain corals.

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summary, index, statistics, schedule, canon, appendix, register, list, synopsis, illustration, chart, record, catalogue, compendium, inventory, agenda, graph, roll, digest, plan

Nearby words

tabu, tabula rasa, tabular, tabularize, tabularly, tabulate, tabulation, tabulator, tabun, tac, tacamahac

Origin of tabulate

1590–1600; (adj.) < Late Latin tabulātus, past participle of tabulāre to fit with planks, floor; see table, -ate1; (v.) < Latin tabul(a), for table + -ate1
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verb (ˈtæbjʊˌleɪt) (tr)

Also: tabularize (ˈtæbjʊləˌraɪz) to set out, arrange, or write in tabular form
to form or cut with a flat surface

adjective (ˈtæbjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt)

having a flat surface
(of certain corals) having transverse skeletal plates
Derived Formstabulable, adjectivetabulation, noun

Word Origin for tabulate

C18: from Latin tabula a board
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