ex·​pert·​ize ˈek-spər-ˌtīz How to pronounce expertize (audio)
expertized; expertizing

intransitive verb

: to give a professional opinion usually after careful study

transitive verb

: to examine and give expert judgment on

Word History


expert entry 2 + -ize, probably after French expertiser

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of expertize was in 1889

Dictionary Entries Near expertize

Cite this Entry

“Expertize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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