COLLATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of COLLATE
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 v.  examine in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order
Classic Sentence:
1  He had prepared a collation for me in the Barnwell parlor, and he too ordered his shopman to "come out of the gangway" as my sacred person passed.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XIX
2  My dear friend," said Mr. Pumblechook, taking me by both hands, when he and I and the collation were alone, "I give you joy of your good fortune.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XIX
3  It would be an enormous night reception with palms and an orchestra and all the porches shrouded in canvas, and a collation that made her mouth water in anticipation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIX
4  There was, even in the most strictly conforming Gopher Prairie circles, a certain option as to collations.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
Example Sentence:
1  They will collate the newly found manuscripts to determine their age.
2  They are, though, the latest example of the continual push by Web companies to collate the reams of personal information shared online in the chase for profits.