A list or itemized display, as of titles, course offerings, or articles for exhibition or sale, usually including descriptive information or illustrations. A publication, such as a book or pamphlet, containing such a list or display: a catalog of fall fashions; a seed catalog. A list or enumeration: "the long catalogue of his concerns: unemployment, housing, race, drugs, the decay of the inner city, the environment and family life\u201d ( Anthony Holden). A card catalog. To make an itemized list of: catalog a record collection. To list or include in a catalog. To classify (a book or publication, for example) according to a categorical system. To make a catalog. To be listed in a catalog: an item that catalogs for 200 dollars.