catalog

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
cat•a•log /ˈkætəlˌɔg, -ˌɑg/USA pronunciation   n. 
    [countable]
  1. Library Sciencea pamphlet that contains a list or record of information, such as of items for sale, arranged in an orderly way and often including descriptions or illustrations:We looked through the catalog for courses in English.
  2. Library Sciencea list of the books or other materials in a library arranged according to any of various systems.
  3. Stampsa long list or record of any sort: a catalog of complaints.

v. [+ object]
  1. to enter (items) in a catalog:cataloged the books alphabetically by author's last name.
  2. to make a list of:The prosecution cataloged a long series of crimes.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
cat•a•log  (katl ôg′, -og′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a list or record, as of items for sale or courses at a university, systematically arranged and often including descriptive material:a stamp catalog.
  2. Library Sciencesomething that contains such a list or record, as a book, leaflet, or file.
  3. Library Sciencea list of the contents of a library or a group of libraries, arranged according to any of various systems. Cf. card catalog, on-line catalog, union catalog.
  4. Stampsany list or record:a catalog of complaints.

v.t. 
  1. to enter (items) in a catalog; make a catalog of.

v.i. 
  1. to produce a catalog.
  2. to have a specified price as listed in a catalog:This model catalogs for $49.95.
  3. Businessto offer merchandise in a mail-order catalog.

adj. 
  1. of, pertaining to, or carrying on business through a mail-order catalog:catalog sales.
cata•log′ist, n. 
  • Greek katálogos a register (akin to katalégein to count up), equivalent. to kata- cata- + -logos reckoning
  • Late Latin catalogus
  • late Middle English cataloge 1425–75
cat•a•log•ic  (katl ôg′, -og′),USA pronunciation  cat′a•logi•cal, cat•a•lo•gis•tic  (katl ôg′, -og′),USA pronunciation adj. 
    • 1, 3.See corresponding entry in Unabridged roster, register, record. See  list1. 

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
cat•a•logue /ˈkætəlˌɔg, -ˌɑg/USA pronunciation   n., v.,  -logued, -logu•ing. 
  1. Business, Library Science catalog.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
cat•a•logue  (katl ôg′, -og′),USA pronunciation n., v.t., v.i., adj.  -logued, -logu•ing. 
  1. Business, Library Sciencecatalog.
cata•logu′ist, n. 

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
catalogue, US catalog /ˈkætəˌlɒɡ/ n
  1. a complete, usually alphabetical list of items, often with notes giving details
  2. a book, usually illustrated, containing details of items for sale, esp as used by mail-order companies
  3. a list of all the books or resources of a library
  4. US Canadian a publication issued by a university, college, etc, listing courses offered, regulations, services, etc
vb ( -logues, -loguing, -logued, US -logs, -loging, -loged)
  1. to compile a catalogue of (a library)
  2. to add (books, items, etc) to an existing catalogue
Etymology: 15th Century: from Late Latin catalogus, from Greek katalogos, from katalegein to list, from kata- completely + legein to collect

ˈcataˌloguer, ˈcataˌloguist n
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