alphabetize

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From alphabet(ical) +‎ -ize.

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alphabetize (third-person singular simple present alphabetizes, present participle alphabetizing, simple past and past participle alphabetized)

  1. (US, Canada) To arrange items (i.e. words) in order of the first (and subsequent) letters as they appear in the alphabet (i.e. the standard list A-B-C-D-E-F-G-H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-S-T-U-V-W-X-Y-Z).

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