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metathesize

[muh-tath-uh-sahyz] /məˈtæθ əˌsaɪz/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), metathesized, metathesizing.
1.
to cause to undergo or undergo metathesis.
Also, especially British, metathesise.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; metathes(is) + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for metathesise

metathesize

/mɪˈtæθɪˌsaɪz/
verb
1.
to change or cause to change by metathesis
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Word Origin and History for metathesise

metathesize

v.

1893, from metathesis + -ize. Related: Metathesized; metathesizing.

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metathesise in Medicine

metathesize me·tath·e·size (mĭ-tāth'ĭ-sīz')
v. me·tath·e·sized, me·tath·e·siz·ing, me·tath·e·siz·es
To subject to or undergo metathesis.

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