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lemmatize

Line breaks: lemma|tize
Pronunciation: /ˈlɛmətʌɪz
 
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(also lemmatise)

Definition of lemmatize in English:

verb

[with object]
Sort so as to group together inflected or variant forms of the same word: we use an automatic analyser to lemmatize the running words
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  • Every word of these texts is tagged, lemmatized, and hypertext-linked to the Liddell-Scott (an abridged version), Louw-Nida, Friberg, Thayer, or Barclay-Newman lexicons.
  • The vocabulary lists were next lemmatized by hand.

Derivatives

lemmatization

1
noun

Words that rhyme with lemmatize

emblematize

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