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Word Example of - compile

    Example Sentences for compile

    If one were to compile an anthology of the world's best twenty stories, this story would be among them.

    From this table the officers work the ship's way, and compile their journals.

    He made up his mind to compile such a record, himself, when he got back to New Belfast.

    Then I compile a list of the books that I intend to read, and the order in which they should be read.

    No attempt has ever been made to compile a bibliography of selenium organic compounds.

    We compile this month mainly from the London World of Fashion.

    They must not be taken as final, even though it has been attempted to compile them with the utmost care.

    They, however, compile statistics from data which we furnish.

    I shall only try to compile an ensemble of concise and very precise notions and statements bearing upon this vast subject.

    It is difficult to compile a bibliography that will treat exhaustively of this tribe.

Word Origin & History of - compile

    Word Origin & History

    compile early 14c., from O.Fr. compiler, from L. compilare "to snatch together, plunder, heap," from com- "together" + pilare "to compress, ram down."

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