schismatize

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

Definition of schismatize

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

First Known Use of schismatize

1601


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