transitive verb (-tized; -tizing) Date: circa 1767 to arrange in accord with a definite plan or scheme ; order systematically <
the need to systematize their work
Synonyms: see ordersystematization nounsystematizer noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • systematize — [[t]sɪ̱stəmətaɪz[/t]] systematizes, systematizing, systematized VERB If you systematize things, you make them organized. [FORMAL] [V n] The way to stay on top of changes is to systematize your approach to problem solving. [Also V] Derived words:… …   English dictionary

  • systematize — UK [ˈsɪstəmətaɪz] / US [ˈsɪstəməˌtaɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms systematize : present tense I/you/we/they systematize he/she/it systematizes present participle systematizing past tense systematized past participle systematized formal to… …   English dictionary

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