lemmatize
lemmatize lem"ma*tize (l[e^]m"m[.a]*t[imac]z`), v. t. To convert into a lemma[2]; to normalize the form of (a word) to that form used as the headword in a dictionary, glossary, or index; as, ``ride'' is the lemmatized form for ``riding'' and ``ridden''. [PJC]

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  • lemmatize — lemmatization, n. /lem euh tuyz /, v.t., lemmatized, lemmatizing. to sort (the words in a list or text) in order to determine the headword, under which other words are then listed. Also, esp. Brit., lemmatise. [1965 70; < Gk lemmat (s. of lêmma;… …   Universalium

  • lemmatize — verb To convert an inflected form of a lexeme to a lemma …   Wiktionary

  • lemmatize — lem·ma·tize …   English syllables

  • lemmatize — lem•ma•tize [[t]ˈlɛm əˌtaɪz[/t]] v. t. tized, tiz•ing ling. to sort (words in a list or text) in order to determine the headwords, under which related words, as inflected forms, are then listed • Etymology: 1965–70; < Gk lēmmat , s. of lêmma… …   From formal English to slang

  • lemmatize — …   Useful english dictionary

  • lemmatisation — lemmatiser [ lematize ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • v. 1970; de l angl. to lemmatise ♦ Ling. Donner à (un mot variable [accord, conjugaison, etc.] du discours) une forme canonique servant d entrée de dictionnaire. N. f. LEMMATISATION .… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • lemmatiser — [ lematize ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • v. 1970; de l angl. to lemmatise ♦ Ling. Donner à (un mot variable [accord, conjugaison, etc.] du discours) une forme canonique servant d entrée de dictionnaire. N. f. LEMMATISATION . lemmatiser… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • content analysis — reduces freely occurring text to a much smaller summary or representation of its meaning. Bernard Berelson (Content Analysis in Communication Research, 1952) defines it as ‘a research technique for the objective, systematic and quantitative… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • lemma — lemma1 [ lɛmə] noun (plural lemmas or lemmata mətə) 1》 a subsidiary or intermediate theorem in an argument or proof. 2》 a heading indicating the subject of a literary composition.     ↘a word or phrase defined in a dictionary or entered in a word …   English new terms dictionary

  • lemmatise — /ˈlɛmətaɪz/ (say lemuhtuyz) verb (t) (lemmatised, lemmatising) Linguistics to identify the underlying morphemic forms of (words in a text or body of texts). Also, lemmatize. {lemm(a)1 + at(e)1 + ise1} …   Australian English dictionary

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