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alphabetize Syllabification: al·pha·bet·ize
Pronunciation: /ˈalfəbəˌtīz/

Definition of alphabetize in English:


[with object]
Arrange (words or phrases) in alphabetical order: the listings are arranged by state and alphabetized by city
More example sentences
  • It wasn't alphabetized or arranged in any other logical way, so it took a little while to find.
  • I added a whole slew of them to the sidebar today, and I think I am going to start categorizing or alphabetizing them or putting them on a different page all together.
  • I did this - a complete cross referenced and alphabetised list of every post I have made in the last month.


Pronunciation: /ˌalfəˌbetəˈzāSHən/
Example sentences
  • Through the magic of alphabetization, the book I recommend with the most caveats appears first.
  • Of all our worldly possessions, I don't think there is currently anything more capable of making my spirits soar than this towering monument - this shrine - to orderly alphabetisation.
  • Functions are listed alphabetically, which makes locating them quick and painless (unless you're a fan of categorization divisions that is, in which case the alphabetization won't suit you at all).
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