an·​thol·​o·​gize an-ˈthä-lə-ˌjīz How to pronounce anthologize (audio)
anthologized; anthologizing

transitive verb

: to compile, publish, or include in an anthology
anthologizer noun

Examples of anthologize in a Sentence

anthologized an impressive array of essays championing freedom of the press
Recent Examples on the Web After considering multiple options, including having the same ensemble return as new characters, the producers opted to anthologize the show, promising new stories and new casts with each season. Joshua Alston, Variety, 5 June 2023 Her essays have been anthologized in both Best American Food Writing and Best American Science and Nature Writing. Katy Kelleher, ELLE, 31 May 2023 Her fiction was anthologized in Tiny Crimes (Catapult, 2018). Hazlitt, 10 May 2023 Her work has been recognized by the National Magazine Awards and anthologized in The Best American Sports Writing. Talia Buford, ProPublica, 5 May 2023 As oratory goes, this was unlikely to be anthologized. The Editors, National Review, 5 Apr. 2023 Ought to be anthologized. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 28 Feb. 2023 Though not a household name, Adams has been widely anthologized alongside the greats of the short story, such as John Cheever, Raymond Carver (Sklenicka’s previous subject), Joyce Carol Oates, and Lorrie Moore. Rumaan Alam, The New Republic, 9 Jan. 2020 Secrets soon to be anthologized in the Best Teen Writing of 2010. Emi Nietfeld, Longreads, 13 Dec. 2019

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Word History


anthology + -ize

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anthologize was in 1892

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“Anthologize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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