[ lem-uh-tahyz ]
/ ˈlɛm əˌtaɪz /
verb (used with object), lem·ma·tized, lem·ma·tiz·ing.
to sort (the words in a list or text) in order to determine the headword, under which other words are then listed.
Also especially British, lem·ma·tise.
Related formslem·ma·ti·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for lemmatize
/ (ˈlɛməˌtaɪz) /
(tr) linguistics to group together the inflected forms of (a word) for analysis as a single item
Derived Formslemmatization or lemmatisation, noun
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