- 1Collect and combine (texts, information, or data): all the information obtained is being collatedMore example sentences
- As they move into specialist training, require them to collect and collate precise details of everything except the quality of doctoring they are learning to provide.
- A nationwide attempt to collect and collate information may yield a more complete picture of the prevalence and nature of such attacks in India.
- There is a job to be done here, collecting and collating evidence of current practice, trying out theories, developing academic tools to take charge of a field that is more unfamiliar than many academics care to admit.
- 1.1Compare and analyse (two or more sources of information): these accounts he collated with his own experienceMore example sentences
- There, that information could be collated with other profiles, to create a social network map of blog cross references.
- Following performance of the stains, the laboratories report their findings to the CAP Cell Markers Program, where results are collated and compared.
- So these problems are local, and they are really difficult to collate, to compare what is going on in each area, because there is 100 different units throughout the Met.
- 1.2 Printing Verify the number and order of (the sheets of a book).More example sentences
- You can't really get on with anything useful as you load the printer with paper, collate the copies etc.
- Even worse, there could potentially be a set of paper records for each electronic entry, and these would need to be retrieved from the warehouse and collated into the correct order before being returned.
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- For the moment, Sean-Paul has continued to serve as a collator of war-related news.
- To redress this imbalance, the film-makers became simultaneously producers, collators and distributors of this history.
- Peter Brierley, probably Britain's foremost collator of religious statistics, has conducted a number of nation-wide censuses and surveys of church attendance in England, Wales and Scotland.
mid 16th century (in the sense 'confer a benefice upon'): from Latin collat- 'brought together', from the verb conferre (see confer).