schematize

[skee-muh-tahyz]

verb (used with object), sche·ma·tized, sche·ma·tiz·ing.

to reduce to or arrange according to a scheme.

Nearby words

  1. schelling, friedrich wilhelm joseph von,
  2. schema,
  3. schemata,
  4. schematic,
  5. schematism,
  6. scheme,
  7. schemer,
  8. schemie,
  9. scheming,
  10. schemingly

Also especially British, sche·ma·tise.

Origin of schematize

First recorded in 1640–50, schematize is from the Greek word schēmatízein to form. See scheme, -ize

Related formssche·ma·ti·za·tion, nounsche·ma·tiz·er, nounnon·sche·ma·tized, adjectiveun·sche·ma·tized, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for schematization

schematize

schematise

verb

(tr) to form into or arrange in a scheme
Derived Formsschematization or schematisation, noun

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