Definition of tabulate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtabyəˌlāt/


[with object]
Arrange (data) in tabular form: (as adjective tabulated) tabulated results
More example sentences
  • The U.S. Census Bureau did not tabulate separate statistics for Panama, Central and South American nations until 1960.
  • All surveys were electronically tabulated and the results were ranked in declining order.
  • The seven-person research team is kept busy all year tabulating the results into numerical ratings, city by city.
chart, arrange, order, organize, systematize, systemize, catalog, list, index, classify, class, codify;
compile, group, log, grade, rate



Pronunciation: /ˌtabyəˈlāSHən/
Example sentences
  • Most tables will include tabulations by some demographic characteristics or by labor force status.
  • Moreover, that knowledge must reflect careful observation, recording and tabulation.
  • The site offers voter registration, listings, and even vote tabulation for its customers.


Early 17th century (originally Scots in the sense 'enter on a roll'): in modern use from table + -ate3.

Words that rhyme with tabulate


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Syllabification: tab·u·late

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