from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Common misspelling of metastasize.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • At a certain point, a cancer can also gain the ability to escape from its point of origin and "metastisize", or spread.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • Though clashes between police and protesters continued Saturday evening, it was still difficult to determine whether the fighting would metastisize into the large-scale violence that killed more than 40 people late last month and nearly threatened the timetable for Egypt's first post-revolutionary parliamentary elections.

    Police Clash With Cairo Protesters; 9 Dead

  • To encourage the greed to metastisize ala McCain's cure smells like a set up like a set up to me.

    Robert L. Borosage: McCain and Obama: What to Do About Wall Street's Addiction to Risk

  • But we'd be fools to ignore the fact that Bush vs Gore is a cancer that has the potential to metastisize very rapidly if this election is as close as we expect it to be.


  • I am not sure if you have cancerous tumors. is that what the doctor said? benign = non life threatening malignant = life threatening (able to metastisize) … you know you …



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.