schematize

verb

sche·​ma·​tize ˈskē-mə-ˌtīz How to pronounce schematize (audio)
schematized; schematizing

transitive verb

1
: to form or to form into a scheme or systematic arrangement
2
: to express or depict schematically
schematization noun

Examples of schematize in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While so many of his contemporaries seem content to schematize Big Ideas by populating narrow, transparent stage worlds with one-dimensional characters, Harris trades in compelling, aggravating ambiguity. Justin Hayford, Chicago Reader, 13 Mar. 2018

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Word History

Etymology

Greek schēmatizein, from schēmat-, schēma

First Known Use

1828, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of schematize was in 1828

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Cite this Entry

“Schematize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schematize. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

schematize

verb
sche·​ma·​tize ˈskē-mə-ˌtīz How to pronounce schematize (audio)
schematized; schematizing
: to form or form into a scheme or regular arrangement

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