- to indicate the sequence of pages in (a book, manuscript, etc.) by placing numbers or other characters on each leaf; to number the pages of.
- Computers. to create pages, as with a word-processing program.
Origin of paginate
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Examples from the Web for unpaginated
The Index (unpaginated) originally appeared at the beginning of the volume.The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor
Stephen Cullen Carpenter
Designs, first page of unpaginated Preface; Dissertation , p. iii.An Explanatory Discourse by Tan Chet-qua of Quang-chew-fu, Gent.
Sir William Chambers
- (tr) to number the pages of (a book, manuscript, etc) in sequenceCompare foliate
Word Origin and History for unpaginated
"to mark or number the pages of a publication," 1858 (implied in paginated), back-formation from pagination. Medieval Latin had paginare, but it had another sense. Related: Paginating.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper