dichotomize

verb
di·chot·o·mize | \-ˌmīz \
dichotomized; dichotomizing

Definition of dichotomize 

transitive verb

: to divide into two parts, classes, or groups

Other Words from dichotomize

dichotomization \-ˌkä-tə-mə-ˈzā-shən \ noun

First Known Use of dichotomize

1606, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for dichotomize

dichotomy + -ize

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