-ize etymology

English word -ize comes from Middle English -isen

Detailed word origin of -ize

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-isen Middle English (enm)
-ize English (eng) Used to form verbs from nouns or adjectives, the verbs having the sense of "to make what is denoted by the noun/adjective".

Words with the same origin as -ize

Descendants of -isen
modelizer permutizer stereoizer volatilizer