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collate (something) with (something)

To pair or compare something with something else. Collate this spreadsheet with that one and look for any discrepancies.
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collate something with something

to compare or match something with something. Try to collate these figures with that other list. I can't collate these notations with the spreadsheet they go with.
See also: collate
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Now order data from the mainframe launches a fulfillment process that generates an invoice, scans bar codes and matches invoice with piced product, collates and merges literature, and then automatically wraps and seals the pacaged order.
It collates valuable critique of Habraken's ideas -- some threatened by an undermining of the creative and professional role of architects, others by an ideology which seemed to play into the hands of big industry -- an anathema in the ideologically heady days of the '60s.
The program connects to your Internet service provider's Usenet news server and then automatically collates a series of 'newsgroups' which contain various pictures.
Gespro production management collates all the data that can be utilized with three different software systems.
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HITS, an electronic investigation system, stores, collates, and analyzes characteristics of all murders and sexual offenses in Washington State.
The manually-gathered information is then typed into a computer which collects and collates the information.
In contrast, the Bradman Lake Racetrack Cartoner collates product, erects, loads and seals endload cartons at speeds of 350-400 bars a minute in a single machine unit.