|Origin:||compiler, from Latin compilare 'to seize together, steal'|
Related topics: Computers
to make a book, list, record etc, using different pieces of information, music etc [↪ compilation]:
The document was compiled by the Department of Health
compile something from/for something
The report was compiled from a survey of 5000 households.
to put a set of instructions into a computer in a form that it can understand and use