methodize

[meth-uh-dahyz]
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Also especially British, meth·od·ise.

Origin of methodize

First recorded in 1580–90; method + -ize
Related formsmeth·od·iz·er, nounun·meth·od·ized, adjectiveun·meth·od·iz·ing, adjectivewell-meth·od·ized, adjective
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methodize

methodise

verb
  1. (tr) to organize according to a method; systematize
Derived Formsmethodization or methodisation, nounmethodizer or methodiser, noun
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Word Origin and History for methodize
v.

"to make methodical," 1580s, from method + -ize. Related: Methodized; methodizing.

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