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lemmatize

[ lem-uh-tahyz ]
/ 藞l蓻m 蓹藢ta瑟z /
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verb (used with object), lem路ma路tized, lem路ma路tiz路ing.
to sort (the words in a list or text) in order to determine the headword, under which other words are then listed.
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Also especially British, lem路ma路tise .

Origin of lemmatize

1965鈥70; <Greek l膿mmat- (stem of l锚mma;see lemma1) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM lemmatize

lem路ma路ti路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for lemmatize

lemmatize

lemmatise

/ (藞l蓻m蓹藢ta瑟z) /

verb
(tr) linguistics to group together the inflected forms of (a word) for analysis as a single item

Derived forms of lemmatize

lemmatization or lemmatisation, noun
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