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

: to make (something) into a system

: to organize (something) by using a system


Full Definition of SYSTEMATIZE

:  to arrange in accord with a definite plan or scheme :  order systematically <the need to systematize their work>
sys·tem·a·ti·za·tion \ˌsis-tə-mə-tə-ˈzā-shən, sis-ˌte-mə-\ noun
sys·tem·a·tiz·er noun


  1. The country is systematizing yearly exams for high-school students.
  2. The computer program systematizes the data and enters it into a table.

First Known Use of SYSTEMATIZE

circa 1767


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transitive verb sys·tem·atize   (Medical Dictionary)
sys·tem·atized also British sys·tem·atisedsys·tem·atiz·ing also British sys·tem·atis·ing

Medical Definition of SYSTEMATIZE

:  to arrange in accord with a definite plan or scheme :  order systematically <a patient with systematized delusions>
sys·tem·ati·za·tion also British sys·tem·ati·sa·tion \ˌsis-tə-mət-ə-ˈzā-shən, sis-ˌtem-ət-\ noun


sys·tem·atize also British sys·tem·atise \ˈsis-tə-mə-ˌtīz\


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