sci·​en·​tize ˈsī-ən-ˌtīz How to pronounce scientize (audio)
scientized; scientizing

transitive verb

: to treat with a scientific approach
the attempt to scientize reality, to name it and classify itJohn Fowles

Word History


scient- (in Latin scientia "knowledge, science" or in scientific) + -ize

First Known Use

1871, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scientize was in 1871

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Cite this Entry

“Scientize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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