systematize

[ sis-tuh-muh-tahyz ]
/ ˈsɪs tə məˌtaɪz /
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verb (used with object), sys·tem·a·tized, sys·tem·a·tiz·ing.

to arrange in or according to a system; reduce to a system; make systematic.

Nearby words

  1. systematic name,
  2. systematic phoneme,
  3. systematics,
  4. systematism,
  5. systematist,
  6. systematized delusion,
  7. systematology,
  8. systemic,
  9. systemic anaphylaxis,
  10. systemic availability

Also systemize; especially British, sys·tem·a·tise.

Origin of systematize

1755–65; < Greek systēmat- (stem of sýstēma) system + -ize

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British Dictionary definitions for systematized

systematize

systemize, systematise or systemise

/ (ˈsɪstɪməˌtaɪz) /

verb

(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 systematized

systematize

v.

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

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