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systematize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of systematize

  1. to put into a particular arrangement Carl Linnaeus was the first to systematize the plant and animal kingdoms by creating a uniform system for naming genera and species of organisms Synonyms of systematize arrange, array, classify, codify, dispose, draw up, lay out, marshal (also marshall), organize, range, orderWords Related to systematize groom, make up, spruce (up), straighten (up), tidy (up); unscramble; align (also aline), cue, line, line up, queue; alphabetize, file, hierarchize, prioritize, sequence; emplace, place, set; display, map (out), set outAntonyms of systematize derange, disarrange, disarray, disorder, mess (up), muss (up), rumple, upset

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


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