schismatize

verb schis·ma·tize \ ˈsiz-mə-ˌtīz , ˈskiz- \

Definition of schismatize

schismatized; schismatizing
: to take part in schism; especially : to make a breach of union (as in the church)
: to induce into schism

First Known Use of schismatize

1601

in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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