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Definition of Collate

  • To compare critically, as books or manuscripts, in order to note the points of agreement or disagreement.
  • To gather and place in order, as the sheets of a book for binding.
  • To present and institute in a benefice, when the person presenting is both the patron and the ordinary; -- followed by to.
  • To place in a benefice, when the person placing is both the patron and the ordinary.
  • compare critically; of texts
  • to assemble in proper sequence

How to use collate in a sentence. Collate pronunciation.

By always remembering that the lodge is the symbol, in its form and extent, of the world, we are enabled, readily and rationally, to explain many other symbols, attached principally to the first degree; and we are enabled to collate and compare them with similar symbols of other kindred institutions of antiquity, for it should be observed that this symbolism of the world, represented by a place of initiation, widely pervaded all the ancient rites and mysteries.
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Let us first define this masonic Stone of Foundation, then collate the legends which refer to it, and afterwards investigate its significance as a symbol.
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A learned Italian, Signor Cesare Guasti, undertook to collate this autograph with other manuscripts at the Vatican and elsewhere, and in 1863 published a true version of Michelangelo's poems, with dissertations and a paraphrase.
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Before proceeding to narrate more of our own experiences of Iceland, I have ventured to collate the following memoranda of the early history of the Island, from Mr George Lock's, F.R.G.S., 'Guide to Iceland,' a most valuable appendage to a traveller's luggage in that Island; the few notes gathered from its pages and other guide-books will enable my readers to follow my narrative with greater interest; whilst I trust this open acknowledgment of my piracy will be forgiven.
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I am not aware that there has been before any systematic effort to collate his different accounts of his exploits.
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Henry is preparing to collate the “Codex Claromontanus,” and has already worked well on the imperfect text.
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If we are seriously to study the value and scriptural acceptation of scriptural words and phrases, I presume that our first business will be to collate the use of these words in one part of Scripture, with their use in other parts, holding the same spiritual relations.
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She has to a high degree the historian's power to collate facts and so marshall them as to give a clear picture of the time and scenes in question.
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It is held quite sufficient to gather from different peoples and collate a couple of hundred vocables, into whose actual nature all insight is lacking, and then upon dubious, often purely superficial and apparent similarities, to deduce linguistic affinities.
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He having examined me in Mandchou did me the honour to say I required no assistance at all; but should the Committee and yourself be of opinion that it would be advisable to procure a little, the 'pundit' would be very happy for an extra six or seven shillings per week to collate with me when wanted.
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In conclusion, I must beg that you will collate my present account with my last, as I am apprehensive that I may have charged the same outlay twice; the copy of my last account was lost when my papers were seized.
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He then said that, being pressed for time, he had not yet been able to collate more than nineteen out of the sixty quotations specially attacked.
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Antonyms: seclusion, loneliness, retirement, host. compare, v. collate, liken.
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He too had his experiences to collate.
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Examples of Collate

Example #1
It will, no doubt, be interesting to extend our investigations on this subject, with a particular view to the method in which this symbolism of the world or the universe was developed, in some of its most prominent details; and for this purpose I shall select the mystical explanation of the _officers_ of a lodge, its _covering_, and a portion of its _ornaments_.
Example #2
But in this case the definition of the symbol is extended, and to the ideas of length and breadth are added those of height and depth, and the lodge is said to assume the form of a double cube.[68] The solid contents of the earth below and the expanse of the heavens above will then give the outlines of the cube, and the whole created universe[69] will be included within the symbolic limits of a mason's lodge.
Example #3
To the Mason who takes a pleasure in the study of the mysteries of his institution, the investigation cannot fail to be interesting, if it is conducted with any ability.
Example #4
But in the very beginning, as a necessary preliminary to any investigation of this kind, it must be distinctly understood that all that is said of this Stone of Foundation in Masonry is to be strictly taken in a mythical or allegorical sense.
Example #5
Among them was a precious volume containing the autograph of the sonnets.
Example #6
But in 1858 the last of the Buonarroti bequeathed to the municipality of Florence the curiosities of his family.