metathesize

metathesize

[muh-tath-uh-sahyz]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), metathesized, metathesizing.
to cause to undergo or undergo metathesis.
Also, especially British, metathesise.


Origin:
1915–20; metathes(is) + -ize

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metathesize or metathesise (mɪˈtæθɪˌsaɪz)
 
vb
to change or cause to change by metathesis
 
metathesise or metathesise
 
vb

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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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