Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

geologize

[jee-ol-uh-jahyz]
See more synonyms for geologize on Thesaurus.com
verb (used without object), ge·ol·o·gized, ge·ol·o·giz·ing.
  1. to study geology.
Show More
verb (used with object), ge·ol·o·gized, ge·ol·o·giz·ing.
  1. to examine geologically.
Show More
Also especially British, ge·ol·o·gise.

Origin of geologize

First recorded in 1825–35; geolog(y) + -ize
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for geologize

Historical Examples

  • How glad dear papa would have been to come and stay with us, and botanize and geologize amongst your rocks there!

    Wenderholme

    Philip Gilbert Hamerton


British Dictionary definitions for geologize

geologize

geologise

verb
  1. to study the geological features of (an area)
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012