Definition of systematize in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɪstəməˌtʌɪz/
(also systematise)


[with object]
Arrange according to an organized system; make systematic: Galen set about systematizing medical thought (as adjective systematized) systematized reading schemes
More example sentences
  • Kant insisted that although we cannot prove that nature is purposively organized, we must systematize our empirical knowledge by viewing nature as if it were so organized.
  • By using mathematics to organise and systematise our ideas about patterns, we have discovered a great secret.
  • Family relationships were systematized, rationalized, codified, and ritualized sufficiently to be employed in a variety of productive enterprises of small and medium scale.



Pronunciation: /ˌsɪstəmətʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • But cities have other dimensions that defy the calm logic and systematization of this approach.
  • Such systematization is all about providing a stable platform for the emergence of what are, I trust, the more interesting sorts of complexity and diversity.
  • Science pursues knowledge through testing, observation and the systematization of facts, principles and methods.


Example sentences
  • But he is the last great systematizer of the Greek philosophical inheritance, and as such exerted a powerful influence on medieval and Renaissance thought, and even, through Hegel, on German idealism.
  • In the fourth century B.C., Aristotle, the great systematizer of knowledge, summarized several arguments in support of that view.
  • Despite Linnaeus's sanctified status as a systematizer, his inclusive primate order was frequently rejected.

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