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systematize

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transitive verb, sys·tem·a·tize \ˈsis-tə-mə-ˌtīz\

Simple Definition of systematize

  • : to make (something) into a system

  • : to organize (something) by using a system

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of systematize

systematizedsystematizing

  1. :  to arrange in accord with a definite plan or scheme :  order systematically <the need to systematize their work>

systematization play \ˌsis-tə-mə-tə-ˈzā-shən, sis-ˌte-mə-\ noun
systematizer noun

Examples of systematize in a sentence

  1. The country is systematizing yearly exams for high-school students.

  2. The computer program systematizes the data and enters it into a table.



Circa 1767

First Known Use of systematize

circa 1767

Synonym Discussion of systematize

order, arrange, marshal, organize, systematize, methodize mean to put persons or things into their proper places in relation to each other. order suggests a straightening out so as to eliminate confusion <ordered her business affairs>. arrange implies a setting in sequence, relationship, or adjustment <arranged the files numerically>. marshal suggests gathering and arranging in preparation for a particular operation or effective use <marshaling the facts for argument>. organize implies arranging so that the whole aggregate works as a unit with each element having a proper function <organized the volunteers into teams>. systematize implies arranging according to a predetermined scheme <systematized billing procedures>. methodize suggests imposing an orderly procedure rather than a fixed scheme <methodizes every aspect of daily living>.

Rhymes with systematize

accessorize, acclimatize, actualize, aerobicize, aestheticize, Africanize, allegorize, alphabetize, analogize, anatomize, 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, temporalize, theologize, traditionalize, trivialize, ventriloquize, visualize


Medical Dictionary

systematize

transitive verb sys·tem·atize

Medical Definition of systematize

systematized also British systematised; systematizing also British systematising

  1. :  to arrange in accord with a definite plan or scheme :  order systematically <a patient with systematized delusions>

systematization also British systematisation \ˌsis-tə-mət-ə-ˈzā-shən, sis-ˌtem-ət-\play play noun


Variants of systematize

also British systematise \ˈsis-tə-mə-ˌtīz\play


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