methodize

[ meth-uh-dahyz ]
/ ˈmɛθ əˌdaɪz /

verb (used with object), meth·od·ized, meth·od·iz·ing.

to reduce (something) to a method.
to arrange (something) according to a method.

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Also especially British, meth·od·ise.

Origin of methodize

First recorded in 1580–90; method + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM methodize

meth·od·iz·er, nounun·meth·od·ized, adjectiveun·meth·od·iz·ing, adjectivewell-meth·od·ized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for methodize

methodize

methodise

/ (ˈmɛθəˌdaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to organize according to a method; systematize

Derived forms of methodize

methodization or methodisation, nounmethodizer or methodiser, noun
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