Definition of Alphabetize

1. Verb. Arrange in alphabetical order. "Alphabetize the list"

Exact synonyms: Alphabetise
Generic synonyms: Arrange, Set Up
Derivative terms: Alphabet, Alphabetiser, Alphabet, Alphabetization, Alphabetizer



2. Verb. Provide with an alphabet. "Cyril and Method alphabetized the Slavic languages"
Category relationships: Language, Linguistic Communication
Generic synonyms: Furnish, Provide, Render, Supply
Derivative terms: Alphabet

Definition of Alphabetize

1. v. t. To arrange alphabetically; as, to alphabetize a list of words.

Definition of Alphabetize

1. Verb. (US Canada) To arrange items (i.e. words) in order of the first (and subsequent) letters as they appear in the alphabet. ¹

2. Verb. (alternative spelling of alphabetise) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Alphabetize

1. [v -TIZED, -TIZING, -TIZES]

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Literary usage of Alphabetize

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1. Office Practice and Business Procedure by Florence E. McGill (1922)
"alphabetize the list of property owners on each street. alphabetize the list of streets. alphabetize the list of property owners in the city or town. ..."

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