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bot·a·nize

 (bŏt′n-īz′)
v. bot·a·nized, bot·a·niz·ing, bot·a·niz·es
v.intr.
1. To collect plants for scientific study.
2. To investigate or study plants scientifically.
v.tr.
To investigate or explore the plant life of (a region).

bot′a·niz′er n.

botanize

(ˈbɒtəˌnaɪz) or

botanise

vb
1. (Botany) (intr) to collect or study plants
2. (Botany) (tr) to explore and study the plants in (an area or region)

bot•a•nize

(ˈbɒt nˌaɪz)

v. -nized, -niz•ing. v.i.
1. to study plants or plant life.
2. to collect plants for study.
v.t.
3. to explore botanically; study the plant life of.
[1760–70; < New Latin < Greek]
bot′a•niz`er, n.

botanize


Past participle: botanized
Gerund: botanizing

Imperative
botanize
botanize
Present
I botanize
you botanize
he/she/it botanizes
we botanize
you botanize
they botanize
Preterite
I botanized
you botanized
he/she/it botanized
we botanized
you botanized
they botanized
Present Continuous
I am botanizing
you are botanizing
he/she/it is botanizing
we are botanizing
you are botanizing
they are botanizing
Present Perfect
I have botanized
you have botanized
he/she/it has botanized
we have botanized
you have botanized
they have botanized
Past Continuous
I was botanizing
you were botanizing
he/she/it was botanizing
we were botanizing
you were botanizing
they were botanizing
Past Perfect
I had botanized
you had botanized
he/she/it had botanized
we had botanized
you had botanized
they had botanized
Future
I will botanize
you will botanize
he/she/it will botanize
we will botanize
you will botanize
they will botanize
Future Perfect
I will have botanized
you will have botanized
he/she/it will have botanized
we will have botanized
you will have botanized
they will have botanized
Future Continuous
I will be botanizing
you will be botanizing
he/she/it will be botanizing
we will be botanizing
you will be botanizing
they will be botanizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been botanizing
you have been botanizing
he/she/it has been botanizing
we have been botanizing
you have been botanizing
they have been botanizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been botanizing
you will have been botanizing
he/she/it will have been botanizing
we will have been botanizing
you will have been botanizing
they will have been botanizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been botanizing
you had been botanizing
he/she/it had been botanizing
we had been botanizing
you had been botanizing
they had been botanizing
Conditional
I would botanize
you would botanize
he/she/it would botanize
we would botanize
you would botanize
they would botanize
Past Conditional
I would have botanized
you would have botanized
he/she/it would have botanized
we would have botanized
you would have botanized
they would have botanized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.botanize - collect and study plants
analyze, break down, dissect, take apart, analyse - make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features; "analyze a specimen"; "analyze a sentence"; "analyze a chemical compound"
Translations
botanisere

botanize

[ˈbɒtənaɪz] VIherborizar
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