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systematize

Definition:

to arrange according to a system or reduce to a system

Class:

change verb (size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.)

Past tense:

systematized

Present participle:

systematizing

3rd-person singular present:

systematizes

Type of:

order » arrange » put » move

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Examples:

codify | digest

Usage example:

systematize our scientific knowledge

Synonyms:

methodise [British spelling] | methodize [American/Canadian spelling] | systematise [British spelling] | systemise [British spelling] | systemize [American/Canadian spelling]

Etymology:

systematic + -ize
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Collins Dictionary:

systematize [transitive] | systemize | systematise | systemise | systematization [derived] | systematisation [derived] | systemization [derived] | systemisation [noun, derived]

to arrange in a system (5 of 231 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/systematize

Merriam-Webster:

systematize | systematized [past tense] | systematizing [present participle] | arrange [synonym] | array [synonym] | classify [synonym] | codify [synonym] | dispose [synonym] | draw up [synonym] | ...

to arrange in accord with a definite plan or scheme; order systematically (12 of 136 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/systematize

Oxford Dictionary:

systematize | systematise | systemize | systemise | systematization [derived] | systematizer [derived]

arrange according to an organized system; make systematic (8 of 49 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/systematize

American Heritage Dictionary:

systematize | systematized [past tense] | systematizing [present participle] | systematizes [3rd-person singular present] | systemize | systemized [past tense] | systemizing [present participle] | systemizes [3rd-person singular present] | systematization [noun, related] | ...

To formulate into or reduce to a system (8 of 37 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/systematize

Macmillan British Dictionary:

systematize [transitive, formal] | systematized [past tense] | systematizing [present participle] | systematizes [3rd-person singular present] | systematise [British spelling]

to organize something according to a system (7 of 37 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/systematize

New World Dictionary:

systematize | systematized [past tense] | systematizing [present participle] | systemize | systemized [past tense] | systemizing [present participle] | systematization [noun, related] | systematizer [noun, related]

to form into a system; arrange according to a system; make systematic (12 of 25 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/systematize

Random House Dictionary:

systematize | systematized [past tense] | systematizing [present participle] | systemize | systemized [past tense] | systemizing [present participle] | systemise [British]

to arrange in or according to a system; reduce to a system; make systematic. ; "especially Brit"., "systematise". (18 of 24 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/systematize

Cambridge Dictionary:

systematize [specialized] | systematise [British] | systematisation [noun, British, derived] | systematization [noun, derived]

to plan a system for something (6 of 23 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/systematize

Wiktionary:

systematize | systematized [past tense] | systematizing [present participle] | systematizes [3rd-person singular present] | systematise | systematised [past tense] | systematising [present participle] | systematises [3rd-person singular present]

To arrange into a systematic order. (6 of 12 words, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/systematize

Britannica Encyclopedia:

order [architecture] | order of architecture [synonym]

any of several styles of classical or Neoclassical architecture that are defined by the particular type of column and entablature they use as a basic ... (25 of 1396 words, 7 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/431390​/order

Columbia Encyclopedia:

classification | category | division | family | genus | kingdom | nomenclature, biological | biological nomenclature | order | ...

in biology, the systematic categorization of organisms into a coherent scheme. The original purpose of biological classification, or systematics, was ... (20 of 285 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0812450​.html

Wikipedia:

System

a set of interacting or interdependent components forming an integrated whole or a set of elements and relationships which are different from relationships of the set or its elements to other elements or sets. Fields that study the general properties... (40 of 2858 words, 1 image)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/System

System (disambiguation)

may refer to: System, a set of entities, real or abstract, comprising a whole | Meta-system, something composed of multiple smaller systems | Systems science, an interdisciplinary field that studies the nature of complex systems in nature, society, and... (37 of 343 words, 26 definitions)

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Encarta Dictionary:

systematize | systematized [past tense] | systematizing [present participle] | systematizes [3rd-person singular present] | systemize | systemized [past tense] | systemizing [present participle] | systemizes [3rd-person singular present] | systematise [British]

to arrange something according to a system, or be arranged according to a system (14 of 64 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861717831​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

systematize | systematized [past tense] | systematizing [present participle] | systematizes [3rd-person singular present] | systematise

Origin: systematic + -ize

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/systematize

-ize | -ise

Origin: Middle English -isen ("-ise, -ize"), from Old French -iser ("-ize"), from Latin -izāre ("-ize"), from Ancient Greek -ίζειν (-izein), from Proto-Indo-European *-idyé- (verbal suffix). Cognate with Gothic ... (27 of 44 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/-ize

systemize | systemized [past tense] | systemizing [present participle] | systemizes [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: system + -ize.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/systemize

system | systems [plural]

Origin: late Latin systēma, from Ancient Greek σύστημα (sustēma, "organised whole, body"), from σύν (syn, "with, together") + ἵστημι (histēmi, "I stand").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/system

Encarta Dictionary:

systematize | systematized [past tense] | systematizing [present participle] | systematizes [3rd-person singular present]

First use: Mid-18th century

Origin: Greek sustēmat-, stem of sustēma

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861717831​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Macmillan British Dictionary:

systematize [transitive, formal] | systematized [past tense] | systematizing [present participle] | systematizes [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "systematize"

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systematise

Audio: British English pronunciation of "systematise"

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Macmillan American Dictionary:

systematize [transitive, formal] | systematized [past tense] | systematizing [present participle] | systematizes [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "systematize"

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systematise

Audio: North American pronunciation of "systematise"

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Cambridge Dictionary:

systematize [specialized]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "systematize"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "systematize"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/systematize

the Free Dictionary:

systematize

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "systematize"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "systematize"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "systematize" by speech synthesizer

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systematise

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "systematise"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "systematise"

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systemize

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "systemize"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "systemize"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "systemize" by speech synthesizer

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systemise

Audio: British English pronunciation of "systemise"

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Google Dictionary:

systematize | systematised [past tense] | systematized [past tense] | systematising [present participle] | systematizing [present participle] | systematizes [3rd-person singular present] | systematises [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: English pronunciation of "systematize"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

systematize

Audio: North American pronunciation of "systematize"

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systemize

Audio: North American pronunciation of "systemize"

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YourDictionary Audio:

systematize

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "systematize" by speech synthesizer

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systemize

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "systemize" by speech synthesizer

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Collins Dictionary:

systemize | systematize | systematise | systemise

Audio: British English pronunciation of "systemize"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/systemize

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