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orthographize

[awr-thog-ruh-fahyz]
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verb (used with object), or·thog·ra·phized, or·thog·ra·phiz·ing.
  1. to spell correctly or according to the rules of orthography.
verb (used without object), or·thog·ra·phized, or·thog·ra·phiz·ing.
  1. to apply the rules of correct spelling.
Also especially British, or·thog·ra·phise.

Origin of orthographize

First recorded in 1605–15; orthograph(y) + -ize
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