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al·pha·bet·ize

alphabetize

 
pronunciation:
ael f b taIz
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: alphabetized, alphabetizes, alphabetizing
definition: to arrange according to the standard order of an alphabet.
The school alphabetizes the students' names for the class lists.
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derivations: alphabetization (n.), alphabetizer (n.)
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