alphabetize (third-person singular simple present alphabetizes, present participle alphabetizing, simple past and past participle alphabetized)
1.to put or arrange in alphabetical order.
2.to express by or furnish with an alphabet.
1. to arrange in conventional alphabetical order
2. to express by an alphabet Derived Formsalphabetization, alphabetisation, nounalphabetizer, alphabetiser, nounCollins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
1866, from alphabet + -ize. Related, Alphabetized; alphabetizing.
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