dichotomize


di·chot·o·mize

verb \-ˌmīz\
di·chot·o·mizeddi·chot·o·miz·ing

Definition of DICHOTOMIZE

transitive verb
:  to divide into two parts, classes, or groups
intransitive verb
:  to exhibit dichotomy
di·chot·o·mi·za·tion \-ˌkä-tə-mə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Origin of DICHOTOMIZE

Late Latin dichotomos
First Known Use: 1606

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