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anatomize

verb anat·o·mize \-ˌmīz\

Definition of anatomize

anat·o·mizedanat·o·miz·ing

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

    3. 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>



    15th Century

    First Known Use of anatomize

    15th century

    Rhymes with anatomize

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    Medical Dictionary

    anatomize

    transitive verb anat·o·mize

    Medical Definition of anatomize

    anat·o·mized or British anat·o·misedanat·o·miz·ing or British anat·o·mis·ing

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



    Variants of anatomize

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

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