[ muh-tath-uh-sahyz ]
/ məˈtæθ əˌsaɪz /
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verb (used with or without object), me·tath·e·sized, me·tath·e·siz·ing.
to cause to undergo or undergo metathesis.
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Also especially British, me·tath·e·sise .
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British Dictionary definitions for metathesize
/ (mɪˈtæθɪˌsaɪz) /
to change or cause to change by metathesis
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Medical definitions for metathesize
[ mĭ-tăth′ĭ-sīz′ ]
To subject to or undergo metathesis.
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