English version

collate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcollatecol‧late /kəˈleɪt/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 formalFIND OUT to gather information together, examine it carefully, and compare it with other information to find any differencescollate information/results/data/figures 🔊 A computer system is used to collate information from across Britain.2 GROUP/PUT INTO GROUPSto arrange sheets of paper in the correct order syn sortcollation /kəˈleɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
collatePlease collate and staple ten copies of the report for the meeting.They regard a last-minute request to spend the weekend collating figures in Darlington as proof positive of their triumph against chauvinism.Also, supplied with the information system are guides to collating local information and to reordering waiting-room leaflets.With the help of her midwifery manager, she raised funds from the hospital to print and collate the material.The two Kirkwall solicitors worked day and night to gather and collate these statements.The information system used to collate these statistics is presumably extensive and costly.There was, however, abundant evidence of policy in action and the first tasks was to collate what was currently happening.collate information/results/data/figuresThey collate information about their opponent.The police Holmes computor system, set up for major crime investigations, is being used to collate information from across Britain.They regard a last-minute request to spend the weekend collating figures in Darlington as proof positive of their triumph against chauvinism.Some LEAs have long collated information obtained from schools in such a way that the results might be described as performance indicators.Environmental audit General property audit - collates information on a building or property portfolio in order to establish a long-term strategic plan.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Verb table
collate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycollate
he, she, itcollates
> View More
Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycollated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave collated
he, she, ithas collated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad collated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill collate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have collated
> View Less
Continuous Form
Present
Iam collating
he, she, itis collating
> View More
you, we, theyare collating
Past
I, he, she, itwas collating
you, we, theywere collating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been collating
he, she, ithas been collating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been collating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be collating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been collating
> View Less