lemmatize

transitive verb

lem·​ma·​tize
ˈleməˌtīz,
-ətˌīz
-ed/-ing/-s
: to sort (words in a corpus) in order to group with a lemma all its variant and inflected forms
lemmatization
ˌlemətə̇ˈzāshən
-ə‧ˌtīˈz-
noun
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

New Latin lemmat-, lemma lemma + English -ize

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“Lemmatize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lemmatize. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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