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systematize

[sis-tuh-muh-tahyz] /ˈsɪs tə məˌtaɪz/
verb (used with object), systematized, systematizing.
1.
to arrange in or according to a system; reduce to a system; make systematic.
Also, systemize; especially British, systematise.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; < Greek systēmat- (stem of sýstēma) system + -ize
Related forms
systematization, noun
systematizer, noun
nonsystematized, adjective
oversystematize, verb (used with object), oversystematized, oversystematizing.
quasi-systematized, adjective
resystematization, noun
resystematize, verb (used with object), resystematized, resystematizing.
unsystematized, adjective
unsystematizing, adjective
well-systematized, adjective
Synonyms
organize, order, articulate.
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  • Such attempts to systematize the gestures of conducting are rare, however.
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  • We wrote this paper in an attempt to systematize and quantify the field, to make it something you can seriously address.
  • The purpose of this article is to systematize central problems in the study of personality from the formal point of view.
  • The agreement includes steps to systematize and make the experience public.
British Dictionary definitions for systematize

systematize

/ˈsɪstɪməˌtaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to arrange in a system
Derived Forms
systematization, systematisation, systemization, systemisation, noun
systematizer, systematiser, systemizer, systemiser, noun
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Word Origin and History for systematize
v.

1760s, from system (Greek stem systemat-) + -ize. Related: Systematized; systematizing.

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