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verb (used with object), sys·tem·a·tized, sys·tem·a·tiz·ing.
  1. to arrange in or according to a system; reduce to a system; make systematic.
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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

Synonyms for systematize

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Related Words for systematized

organize, standardize, rationalize, institute, contrive, systemize, dispose, order, project, devise, design, plan, frame, array, regulate, establish, marshal, arrange, schematize, methodize

Examples from the Web for systematized

Historical Examples of systematized

  • To the college student life is not classified and systematized to a nicety.

    College Teaching

    Paul Klapper

  • The industry has been systematized and consolidated by a few captains of industry.

    The Frontier in American History

    Frederick Jackson Turner

  • Were they not systematized, they could not be at all, except sporadically and without sustenance.

  • In this work he systematized many of the opinions of Montaigne.

  • Such an instrument may be compared to a systematized "mental test."

British Dictionary definitions for systematized


systemize, systematise or systemise

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



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

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