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systematize

[sis-tuh-muh-tahyz]
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verb (used with object), sys·tem·a·tized, sys·tem·a·tiz·ing.
  1. to arrange in or according to a system; reduce to a system; make systematic.
Also systemize; especially British, sys·tem·a·tise.

Origin of systematize

1755–65; < Greek systēmat- (stem of sýstēma) system + -ize
Related formssys·tem·a·ti·za·tion, nounsys·tem·a·tiz·er, nounnon·sys·tem·a·tized, adjectiveo·ver·sys·tem·a·tize, verb (used with object), o·ver·sys·tem·a·tized, o·ver·sys·tem·a·tiz·ing.qua·si-sys·tem·a·tized, adjectivere·sys·tem·a·ti·za·tion, nounre·sys·tem·a·tize, verb (used with object), re·sys·tem·a·tized, re·sys·tem·a·tiz·ing.un·sys·tem·a·tized, adjectiveun·sys·tem·a·tiz·ing, adjectivewell-sys·tem·a·tized, adjective

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organize, order, articulate.
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Examples from the Web for systematized

Historical Examples

  • To the college student life is not classified and systematized to a nicety.

    College Teaching

    Paul Klapper

  • The industry has been systematized and consolidated by a few captains of industry.

    The Frontier in American History

    Frederick Jackson Turner

  • Were they not systematized, they could not be at all, except sporadically and without sustenance.

  • In this work he systematized many of the opinions of Montaigne.

  • Such an instrument may be compared to a systematized "mental test."


British Dictionary definitions for systematized

systematize

systemize, systematise or systemise

verb
  1. (tr) to arrange in a system
Derived Formssystematization, systematisation, systemization or systemisation, nounsystematizer, systematiser, systemizer or systemiser, noun
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Word Origin and History for systematized

systematize

v.

1760s, from system (Greek stem systemat-) + -ize. Related: Systematized; systematizing.

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