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

Definition of anthologize

transitive verb

: to compile, publish, or include in an anthology

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anthologizer \ an-​ˈthä-​lə-​ˌjī-​zər How to pronounce anthologizer (audio) \ noun

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Examples of anthologize in a Sentence

anthologized an impressive array of essays championing freedom of the press
Recent Examples on the Web His work has been anthologized by the Best American Science and Nature Writing series. Ferris Jabr, Harper's magazine, "The Story of Storytelling," 10 Mar. 2019 The hymnbooks’ most popular items were anthologized in school readers and spellers, and missionaries and preachers distributed hymnbooks to the poor for the purpose of encouraging literacy. Barton Swaim, WSJ, "‘The Hymnal’ Review: How to Make a Joyful Noise," 23 Dec. 2018 They weren’t just anthologized once or twice in prestigious mainstream publications, but rather won a more lasting name among fiction lovers. Jeet Heer, The New Republic, "Harlan Ellison’s Death Raises a #MeToo Quandary," 2 July 2018 Rao, who won the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction and was anthologized in The Best American Short Stories 2015, is clearly a writer of great ambition. Ann Levin, USA TODAY, "'Girls' burns with intensity as two teen friends in India face abuse," 13 Mar. 2018 But although an anthology of his Catholic Eye columns, Pins in the Liberal Balloon, was published in 1990, Canavan continued writing columns for nearly 20 years after that book was published, and none of those later columns were anthologized. Nr Interview, National Review, "Capturing a Spiritual Father’s Freedom and Wisdom," 12 Jan. 2018 Femme bodies are anthologized, fetishized, and glorified, but they are never embraced with a totality of their existence. Fariha Roisin, Allure, "We Need to Talk About Thinness and the Privileges That It Gives," 18 Dec. 2017 Ray faded in the 1960s, died in 1990, and, in the ultimate sign of obscurity, has yet to be anthologized with a box set. David Patrick Stearns,, "It's summertime, and the LPs in our classical critic's shopping cart are quirky," 28 July 2017 Just in time to surf the wake of the latest Star Wars film comes GALACTIC EMPIRES (Night Shade, paper, $17.99), a collection of compact space epics anthologized by Neil Clarke and written by some of the biggest stars and up-and-comers in the genre. N.k. Jemisin, New York Times, "The Latest in Science Fiction and Fantasy," 27 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of anthologize

1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anthologize

anthology + -ize

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The first known use of anthologize was in 1892

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