verb (used with object), pri·or·i·tized, pri·or·i·tiz·ing.
verb (used without object), pri·or·i·tized, pri·or·i·tiz·ing.
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usage note for prioritize
OTHER WORDS FROM prioritizepri·or·i·ti·za·tion, nounre·pri·or·i·ti·za·tion, nounre·pri·or·i·tize, verb (used with object), re·pri·or·i·tized, re·pri·or·i·tiz·ing.
Example sentences from the Web for prioritize
He noted that many surveys conducted around the world suggest that, all things being equal, the public prioritizes youth over older adults in the distribution of health resources.Who should get the Covid-19 vaccine first? Ethicists are fiercely debating how to vaccinate billions of people.|Sigal Samuel|November 20, 2020|Vox
First, research shows that congresswomen prioritize women’s policy interests and congresswomen of color play a large role in keeping women’s interests on the agenda.The U.S. is too far behind the rest of the world when it comes to women in government|jakemeth|November 16, 2020|Fortune
A system that prioritizes top-notch healthcare for a small number of people rather than prevention and quality care for everyone will never perform well in a public health crisis.Why We Need a Collective Vision to Design the Future of Health|Abner Mason|November 11, 2020|Singularity Hub
During a time when so much is at stake, we need to prioritize policies that support our caregivers.
Nevertheless, nearly 40 percent of voters said that they would prioritize the economy over limiting the spread of the disease.The US hit 120,000 new COVID cases on Thursday, breaking records for the second day in a row|Sara Kiley Watson|November 6, 2020|Popular Science
If any of these got prioritized and funded to the extent of amyloid, we might be a lot closer to getting a drug than we are now.Twenty Years of Alzheimer’s Research May Have Focused on the Wrong Protein|Elizabeth Lopatto|April 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the immediate aftermath of the tragedy, the world prioritized relief and threw money at the suffering.The Aid Industry Failed Haiti After Its 2010 Quake|Elise Jordan|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Second, he prioritized procuring equipment that would help minimize the threat of roadside bombs.
The irony is that he always was a politician who kept the separation of church and state clearly prioritized in his family life.Mark Sanford on Run for Congress, a Second Chance at Politics|John Avlon|January 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He prioritized spiritual values and humanistic principles above market forces and hedonistic impulses.David Foster Wallace, Traditionalist? Considering ‘Both Flesh and Not: Essays’|David Masciotra|November 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST