Alphabetize ( verb , noun )

(As a verb)

Alphabetize ( verb )

To arrange in alphabetical order.

Origin:

From latin alphabetum ("alphabet") + -ize, meaning "to arrange in alphabetical order".

Examples:

  1. She alphabetized the books on the shelf.
  2. He alphabetized the list of names.
  3. The dictionary was alphabetized by the publisher.
  4. I need to alphabetize my collection of CDs.
  5. The teacher asked the students to alphabetize the vocabulary words.

(As a noun)

Alphabetize ( noun )

To arrange in alphabetical order.

Origin:

From latin alphabetum ("alphabet") + -ize, meaning "to arrange in alphabetical order".

Examples:

  1. She alphabetized the books on the shelf.
  2. He alphabetized the list of names.
  3. The dictionary was alphabetized by the publisher.
  4. I need to alphabetize my collection of CDs.
  5. The teacher asked the students to alphabetize the vocabulary words.
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