Definitions for Catalogˈkæt lˌɔg, -ˌɒg

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cat•a•log*ˈkæt lˌɔg, -ˌɒg(n.)

  1. a list or record, as of items for sale or courses at a university, systematically arranged and often including descriptive material.

  2. something, as a book or pamphlet, that contains such a list or record.

    Category: Library Science

  3. a list of the contents of a library or a group of libraries, arranged according to any of various systems.

    Category: Library Science

    Ref: Compare card catalog.

  4. any list or record:

    a catalog of complaints.

    Category: Philately

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

  6. (v.i.)to produce a catalog.

  7. to have a specified price as listed in a catalog.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

* Syn: See list1.

Origin of catalog:

1425–75; late ME < LL catalogus < Gk katálogos a register, n. der. of katalégein to count up

cat`a•log′ic-ˈɒdʒ ɪk(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. catalog, catalogue(noun)

    a book or pamphlet containing an enumeration of things

    "he found it in the Sears catalog"

  2. catalog, catalogue(verb)

    a complete list of things; usually arranged systematically

    "it does not pretend to be a catalog of his achievements"

  3. catalogue, catalog(verb)

    make a catalogue, compile a catalogue

    "She spends her weekends cataloguing"

  4. catalogue, catalog(verb)

    make an itemized list or catalog of; classify

    "He is cataloguing his photographic negatives"

Webster Dictionary

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(a book containing) an ordered list of names, goods, books etc

a library catalogue.

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