Definition of catalogue verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    catalogue

     verb
    (North American English also catalog)verb
    BrE BrE//ˈkætəlɒɡ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkætəlɔːɡ//
     
    , NAmE//ˈkætəlɑːɡ//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they catalogue
    BrE BrE//ˈkætəlɒɡ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkætəlɔːɡ//
     
    , NAmE//ˈkætəlɑːɡ//
     
    he / she / it catalogues
    BrE BrE//ˈkætəlɒɡz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkætəlɔːɡz//
     
    , NAmE//ˈkætəlɑːɡz//
     
    past simple catalogued
    BrE BrE//ˈkætəlɒɡd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkætəlɔːɡd//
     
    , NAmE//ˈkætəlɑːɡd//
     
    past participle catalogued
    BrE BrE//ˈkætəlɒɡd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkætəlɔːɡd//
     
    , NAmE//ˈkætəlɑːɡd//
     
    -ing form cataloguing
    BrE BrE//ˈkætəlɒɡɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkætəlɔːɡɪŋ//
     
    , NAmE//ˈkætəlɑːɡɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1catalogue something to arrange a list of things in order in a catalogue; to record something in a catalogue
  2. 2catalogue something to give a list of things connected with a particular person, event, etc. Interviews with the refugees catalogue a history of discrimination and violence.
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: via Old French from late Latin catalogus, from Greek katalogos, from katalegein ‘pick out or enrol’.Extra examples It took six years to catalogue all the paintings. New books are catalogued on an electronic database. She painstakingly catalogued all the photographs in the museum. The collection had never been properly catalogued. The statue was catalogued as dating from the 13th century.

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