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anatomize

verb anat·o·mize \-ˌmīz\
anat·o·mizedanat·o·miz·ing

Definition of ANATOMIZE

transitive verb
transitive verb
1
:  to cut in pieces in order to display or examine the structure and use of the parts :  dissect
2
:  analyze

Examples of ANATOMIZE

  1. <if you anatomize the problem, you'll see it stems from a combination of her bad behavior and your unwillingness to speak to her about it>

First Known Use of ANATOMIZE

15th century

Rhymes with ANATOMIZE

accessorize, acclimatize, actualize, aerobicize, aestheticize, Africanize, allegorize, alphabetize, analogize, anesthetize, animalize, annualize, antagonize, anthologize, anticlockwise, apologize, apostatize, apostrophize, arabicize, aromatize, automatize, bureaucratize, cannibalize, capitalize, categorize, catheterize, catholicize, characterize, collectivize, commercialize, commoditize, communalize, computerize, conservatize, containerize, contrariwise, conveyorize, cosmeticize, counterclockwise, criminalize, cross-fertilize, cut down to size, decentralize, decolonize, de-emphasize, de-energize, defeminize, deformalize, deglamorize, dehumanize, deionize, demagnetize, demobilize, democratize, demoralize, denationalize, deodorize, depersonalize, depolarize, depressurize, desensitize, destabilize, destigmatize, detribalize, devitalize, diabolize, digitalize, disenfranchise, disorganize, economize, emblematize, emotionalize, epitomize, epoxidize, eroticize, eternalize, evangelize, extemporize, externalize, familiarize, fanaticize, fictionalize, floor exercise, fool's paradise, formularize, free enterprise, gelatinize, generalize, geologize, Hispanicize, historicize, homogenize, hospitalize, hypothesize, idealize, illegalize, immobilize, immortalize, impersonalize, Indianize, indigenize, infantilize, initialize, internalize, italicize, legitimize, liberalize, literalize, lobotomize, lysogenize, macadamize, marginalize, metabolize, metastasize, militarize, mineralize, monopolize, mythologize, nationalize, naturalize, parenthesize, philosophize, poeticize, politicize, popularize, prioritize, proselytize, radicalize, reorganize, revitalize, ritualize, romanticize, secularize, self-fertilize, sensualize, sexualize, sovietize, subjectivize, suburbanize, subvocalize, systematize, temporalize, theologize, traditionalize, trivialize, ventriloquize, visualize

anatomize

transitive verb anat·o·mize   (Medical Dictionary)
anat·o·mized or British anat·o·misedanat·o·miz·ing or British anat·o·mis·ing

Medical Definition of ANATOMIZE

:  to cut in pieces in order to display or examine the structure and use of the parts :  dissect

Variants of ANATOMIZE

anat·o·mize or British anat·o·mise \-ˌmīz\

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