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tr.v. sche·ma·tized, sche·ma·tiz·ing, sche·ma·tiz·es
To express in or reduce to a scheme: a diagram that schematizes the creation and consumption of wealth.

[Greek skhēmatizein, to give form to, from skhēma, skhēmat-, form; see scheme.]

sche′ma·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.


(ˈskiːməˌtaɪz) or


(tr) to form into or arrange in a scheme
ˌschematiˈzation, ˌschematiˈsation n


(ˈski məˌtaɪz)

v.t. -tized, -tiz•ing.
to reduce to or arrange according to a scheme.
[1640–50; < Greek schēmatízein to form. See scheme, -ize]
sche`ma•ti•za′tion, n.
sche′ma•tiz`er, n.


Past participle: schematized
Gerund: schematizing

I schematize
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you schematize
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I schematized
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Present Continuous
I am schematizing
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Present Perfect
I have schematized
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Past Continuous
I was schematizing
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Past Perfect
I had schematized
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I will schematize
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
I will be schematizing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been schematizing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been schematizing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been schematizing
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I would schematize
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Past Conditional
I would have schematized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.schematize - formulate in regular order; to reduce to a scheme or formula; "The chemists schematized the various reactions in a coherent fashion"
create by mental act, create mentally - create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
2.schematize - give conventional form to; "some art forms schematise designs into geometrical patterns"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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