systematize

[sis-tuh-muh-tahyz]
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Also systemize; especially British, sys·tem·a·tise.

Origin of systematize

1755–65; < Greek systēmat- (stem of sýstēma) system + -ize
Related formssys·tem·a·ti·za·tion, nounsys·tem·a·tiz·er, nounnon·sys·tem·a·tized, adjectiveo·ver·sys·tem·a·tize, verb (used with object), o·ver·sys·tem·a·tized, o·ver·sys·tem·a·tiz·ing.qua·si-sys·tem·a·tized, adjectivere·sys·tem·a·ti·za·tion, nounre·sys·tem·a·tize, verb (used with object), re·sys·tem·a·tized, re·sys·tem·a·tiz·ing.un·sys·tem·a·tized, adjectiveun·sys·tem·a·tiz·ing, adjectivewell-sys·tem·a·tized, adjective

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Contemporary Examples of systematize

  • "We need to systematize what we do for young women," said Carol Lancaster, dean of Georgetown's School of Foreign Service.

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    Tom Watson

    November 5, 2009

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British Dictionary definitions for systematize

systematize

systemize, systematise or systemise

verb
  1. (tr) to arrange in a system
Derived Formssystematization, systematisation, systemization or systemisation, nounsystematizer, systematiser, systemizer or systemiser, noun
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Word Origin and History for systematize
v.

1760s, from system (Greek stem systemat-) + -ize. Related: Systematized; systematizing.

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