anagrammatize

[ an-uh-gram-uh-tahyz ]
/ ˌæn əˈgræm əˌtaɪz /

verb (used with or without object), an·a·gram·ma·tized, an·a·gram·ma·tiz·ing.

to transpose into an anagram.

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Also especially British, an·a·gram·ma·tise.

Origin of anagrammatize

1585–95; < Greek anagrammatízein to transpose letters, equivalent to ana- ana- + grammat- (stem of grámma) letter + -izein -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM anagrammatize

an·a·gram·ma·tism [an-uh-gram-uh-tiz-uh m] /ˌæn əˈgræm əˌtɪz əm/, nounan·a·gram·ma·tist, noun

Words nearby anagrammatize

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British Dictionary definitions for anagrammatize

anagrammatize

anagrammatise

/ (ˌænəˈɡræməˌtaɪz) /

verb

to arrange into an anagram

Derived forms of anagrammatize

anagrammatism, nounanagrammatist, noun
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