schismatize

schismatize

[siz-muh-tahyz, skiz-]
verb (used without object), schismatized, schismatizing.
1.
to take part in a schism.
verb (used with object), schismatized, schismatizing.
2.
to cause schism in.
Also, especially British, schismatise.


Origin:
1595–1605; < Late Latin schismat- (see schism) + -ize

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