transitive verb lem·ma·tize \ˈleməˌtīz, -ətˌīz\

Definition of lemmatize


  1. :  to sort (words in a corpus) in order to group with a lemma all its variant and inflected forms


\ˌlemətə̇ˈzāshən, -ə‧ˌtīˈz-\ noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of lemmatize

New Latin lemmat-, lemma lemma + English -ize

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