from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To study geometry.
  • intransitive v. To apply the methods of geometry.
  • transitive v. To present in geometric form.
  • transitive v. To bring into conformance with the laws and principles of geometry.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To study or use geometry
  • v. To convert to geometrical form

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To investigate or apprehend geometrical quantities or laws; to make geometrical constructions; to proceed in accordance with the principles of geometry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To solve geometrical problems; speculate geometrically; practise geometry.
  • To form geometrically or according to geometrical principles.


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  • Not only does nature everywhere geometrize, but she does so in a particular way, in which we discover dimensional sequences.

    Four-Dimensional Vistas

  • The pleasure a palace or a temple gives the eye, is, that an order and method has been communicated to stones, so that they speak and geometrize, become tender or sublime with expression.

    The Conduct of Life (1860)

  • The science of no man can be characteristic, no man can geometrize or chemically analyze after a manner peculiar to himself.

    The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1


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