from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To formulate into or reduce to a system: "The aim of science is surely to amass and systematize knowledge” ( V. Gordon Childe). See Synonyms at arrange.
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- v. To arrange into a systematic order.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To reduce to system or regular method; to arrange methodically; to methodize.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To reduce to system or method; methodize; arrange in, or in accordance with, a system; construct a system, as of classification in natural history. Also spelled systematise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. arrange according to a system or reduce to a system
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: This kind of systematize friendly touch keeps my world in orbit.
A religion must be something by which to "systematize" human life.
Somehow we have to organize — systematize — knowledge to the point that we can build on it — compute from it.
Whereas in the early days of the internet companies pretty much threw up a website and hoped for the best, Web 2.0 casts a much wider net and enables the marketer to literally systematize and automate the lead generation process.
Big companies spend millions of dollars seeking to systematize, streamline and automate tasks that previously required individual human effort and expertise.
She aimed to add rigor and substance to the "impressions" that her audience held of various subjects or, as she wrote, "to turn these impressions into thoughts, & systematize these thoughts."
The French physiocrat Quesnay depicted an economy as a flow analogous to human circulation -- an attempt to systematize economics and perhaps to compare it to the most experimentally "scientific" of fields available in Quesnay's day -- medicine.
I prefer a definition of racism that labels someone a racist who supports any system that would use race to systematize the distribution of social rewards, whether wealth, education, honors, status, whatever.
Change, Inc. was established by Rauschenberg and his accountant, Rubin Gorewitz, to systematize the artist's habitual generosity, which consisted largely of simply handing out cash to people who needed it.
If the choice set is restricted by economic agents, we can get a pretty good idea how and why: firms pursue profit, individuals pursue utility, albeit perhaps with some approximation errors (which seems to be the bulk of the behavioral contribution, trying to systematize approximation errors individuals make).