transitive verb or·thog·ra·phize \-ˌfīz\

Definition of orthographize


  1. 1a :  to spell correctly or according to usage b :  to correct in regard to spelling

  2. 2 :  to devise a writing system for (a language)

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Origin and Etymology of orthographize

orthography + -ize

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to criticize severely

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