Verb alphabetize Definition and Examples



Definition as verb:


alphabetize (third-person singular simple present alphabetizes, present participle alphabetizing, simple past and past participle alphabetized)

  1. (US, Canada) To arrange words or items in order of the first (and then subsequent) letters as they occur in the alphabet.

More definition: put or arrange in alphabetical order. express by or furnish with an alphabet.

1. to arrange in conventional alphabetical order

2. to express by an alphabet Derived Formsalphabetization, alphabetisation, nounalphabetizer, alphabetiser, nounCollins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
1866, from alphabet + -ize. Related, Alphabetized; alphabetizing.

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