verb (used without object), an·thol·o·gized, an·thol·o·giz·ing.

to compile an anthology.

verb (used with object), an·thol·o·gized, an·thol·o·giz·ing.

to make an anthology of; include in an anthology.

Also especially British, an·thol·o·gise.

Origin of anthologize

First recorded in 1890–95; antholog(y) + -ize
Related formsan·thol·o·giz·er, nounun·an·thol·o·gized, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for anthologize




to compile or put into an anthology
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Word Origin and History for anthologize

1889; see anthology + -ize. Related: Anthologized; anthologizing.

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