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an·a·gram

 (ăn′ə-grăm′)
n.
1. A word or phrase formed by reordering the letters of another word or phrase, such as satin to stain.
2. anagrams(used with a sing. verb) A game in which players form words from a group of randomly picked letters.

[New Latin anagramma, from Greek anagrammatismos, from anagrammatizein, to rearrange letters in a word : ana-, from bottom to top; see ana- + gramma, grammat-, letter; see gerbh- in Indo-European roots.]

an′a·gram·mat′ic (-grə-măt′ĭk) adj.
an′a·gram·mat′i·cal·ly adv.
an′a·gram′ma·tize′ (-ə-tīz′) v.

anagrammatize

(ˌænəˈɡræməˌtaɪz) or

anagrammatise

vb
to arrange into an anagram
ˌanaˈgrammaˌtism n
ˌanaˈgrammatist n

an•a•gram•ma•tize

(ˌæn əˈgræm əˌtaɪz)

v.t., v.i. -tized, -tiz•ing.
to transpose into an anagram.
[1585–95]
an`a•gram′ma•tist, n.

anagrammatize


Past participle: anagrammatized
Gerund: anagrammatizing

Imperative
anagrammatize
anagrammatize
Present
I anagrammatize
you anagrammatize
he/she/it anagrammatizes
we anagrammatize
you anagrammatize
they anagrammatize
Preterite
I anagrammatized
you anagrammatized
he/she/it anagrammatized
we anagrammatized
you anagrammatized
they anagrammatized
Present Continuous
I am anagrammatizing
you are anagrammatizing
he/she/it is anagrammatizing
we are anagrammatizing
you are anagrammatizing
they are anagrammatizing
Present Perfect
I have anagrammatized
you have anagrammatized
he/she/it has anagrammatized
we have anagrammatized
you have anagrammatized
they have anagrammatized
Past Continuous
I was anagrammatizing
you were anagrammatizing
he/she/it was anagrammatizing
we were anagrammatizing
you were anagrammatizing
they were anagrammatizing
Past Perfect
I had anagrammatized
you had anagrammatized
he/she/it had anagrammatized
we had anagrammatized
you had anagrammatized
they had anagrammatized
Future
I will anagrammatize
you will anagrammatize
he/she/it will anagrammatize
we will anagrammatize
you will anagrammatize
they will anagrammatize
Future Perfect
I will have anagrammatized
you will have anagrammatized
he/she/it will have anagrammatized
we will have anagrammatized
you will have anagrammatized
they will have anagrammatized
Future Continuous
I will be anagrammatizing
you will be anagrammatizing
he/she/it will be anagrammatizing
we will be anagrammatizing
you will be anagrammatizing
they will be anagrammatizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been anagrammatizing
you have been anagrammatizing
he/she/it has been anagrammatizing
we have been anagrammatizing
you have been anagrammatizing
they have been anagrammatizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been anagrammatizing
you will have been anagrammatizing
he/she/it will have been anagrammatizing
we will have been anagrammatizing
you will have been anagrammatizing
they will have been anagrammatizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been anagrammatizing
you had been anagrammatizing
he/she/it had been anagrammatizing
we had been anagrammatizing
you had been anagrammatizing
they had been anagrammatizing
Conditional
I would anagrammatize
you would anagrammatize
he/she/it would anagrammatize
we would anagrammatize
you would anagrammatize
they would anagrammatize
Past Conditional
I would have anagrammatized
you would have anagrammatized
he/she/it would have anagrammatized
we would have anagrammatized
you would have anagrammatized
they would have anagrammatized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.anagrammatize - read letters out of order to discover a hidden meaning
read - interpret something that is written or printed; "read the advertisement"; "Have you read Salman Rushdie?"
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