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See also işe
- Used to form verbs from nouns or adjectives, the verbs having the sense of “to make what is denoted by the noun or adjective”.
Suffix that forms verbs from adjectives or nouns:
- The suffix ‐ize has historically been used on words originating from Greek, while ‐ise for words that end in -vise, -tise, -cise, and -prise, among others, that come from different roots (chiefly French). During the 19th century, ‐ise became a popular rendering of ‐ize in the United Kingdom under French influence. Today, hypercorrection has made ‐ize the American spelling and ‐ise the British spelling: respectively for many words from either root. Note that the Oxford English Dictionary has adopted -ize as their standard spelling.