orthographize

transitive verb
or·​thog·​ra·​phize | \ -ˌfīz \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of orthographize

1a : to spell correctly or according to usage
b : to correct in regard to spelling
2 : to devise a writing system for (a language)

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History and Etymology for orthographize

orthography + -ize

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“Orthographize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orthographize. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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