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col·late / kəˈlāt; ˈkōˌlāt; ˈkälˌāt/ • v. [tr.] 1. collect and combine (texts, information, or sets of figures) in proper order. ∎  compare and analyze (texts or other data). ∎ Printing verify the order of (sheets of a book) by their signatures.2. appoint (a clergyman) to a benefice.

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A. †confer XVI; appoint to a benefice XVII
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B. compare critically XVII. f. collāt-, stem of the form used as pp. of L. conferre CONFER; see -ATE 3.