systematize

verb sys·tem·a·tize \ ˈsis-tə-mə-ˌtīz \

Definition of systematize

systematized; systematizing
transitive verb
:to arrange in accord with a definite plan or scheme :order systematically
  • the need to systematize their work

systematization

play \ˌsis-tə-mə-tə-ˈzā-shən, sis-ˌte-mə-\ noun

systematizer

noun

Examples of systematize in a Sentence

  1. The country is systematizing yearly exams for high-school students.

  2. The computer program systematizes the data and enters it into a table.

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First Known Use of systematize

1751

Synonym Discussion of systematize

order, arrange, marshal, organize, systematize, methodize mean to put persons or things into their proper places in relation to each other. order suggests a straightening out so as to eliminate confusion.
    • ordered her business affairs
arrange implies a setting in sequence, relationship, or adjustment.
    • arranged the files numerically
marshal suggests gathering and arranging in preparation for a particular operation or effective use.
    • marshaling the facts for argument
organize implies arranging so that the whole aggregate works as a unit with each element having a proper function.
    • organized the volunteers into teams
systematize implies arranging according to a predetermined scheme.
    • systematized billing procedures
methodize suggests imposing an orderly procedure rather than a fixed scheme.
    • methodizes every aspect of daily living

SYSTEMATIZE Defined for English Language Learners

systematize

verb

Definition of systematize for English Language Learners

  • : to make (something) into a system

  • : to organize (something) by using a system


Medical Dictionary

systematize

transitive verb sys·tem·atize
variants: also British systematise play \ˈsis-tə-mə-ˌtīz\

medical Definition of systematize

systematized also British systematised; systematizing also British systematising
:to arrange in accord with a definite plan or scheme :order systematically
  • a patient with systematized delusions

systematization

also British systematisation play \ˌsis-tə-mət-ə-ˈzā-shən, sis-ˌtem-ət-\ noun


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