Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To arrange in tabular form; condense and list.
  • transitive verb To cut or form with a plane surface.
  • adjective Having a plane surface.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Shaped like a table; forming a tablature; tabular.
  • Provided with tabulæ, as a coral: specifically applied to the Tabulata: as, a tubulate coral.
  • To give a tabular or flat surface to; make or form as a table, or with tables.
  • To put or form into a table or tables; collect or arrange in lines or eolumns; formulate tabularly: as, to tabulate statistics or a list of names.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To form into a table or tables; to reduce to tables or synopses.
  • transitive verb To shape with a flat surface.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Arrange in tabular form; arrange into a table
  • verb To list

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb arrange or enter in tabular form
  • verb shape or cut with a flat surface

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin tabula, writing + –ate.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Late Latin tabulātus, perfect passive participle of tabulō ("I fit with planks"), from Latin tabula ("board, plank").

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