from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To express in or reduce to a scheme: a diagram that schematizes the creation and consumption of wealth.
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- v. To organize according to a scheme
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To form a scheme or schemes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To form into a scheme or schemes; arrange in outline.
- To form a scheme or schemes; make a plan in outline.
- To think by means of a schema in the Kantian sense.
- Also spelled schematise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. formulate in regular order; to reduce to a scheme or formula
- v. give conventional form to
Greek skhēmatizein, to give form to, from skhēma, skhēmat-, form; see scheme.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Compare French schématiser, from Ancient Greek. (Wiktionary)