categorise etymology

English word categorise comes from English -ise, English category

Detailed word origin of categorise

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ise English (eng) Used in certain words; see the usage notes. Suffix used in loanwords from French to form abstract nouns of quality or function.
category English (eng) (mathematics) A collection of objects, together with a transitively closed collection of composable arrows between them, such that every object has an identity arrow, and such that arrow composition is associative.. A group, often named or numbered, to which items are assigned based on similarity or defined criteria.
categorise English (eng)

Words with the same origin as categorise

Descendants of -ise
annalise apologist authorise characterise familiarise fertilise finalise industrialisation legalise magnetisation materialise moisturiser nationalisation pressurise privatisation publicise revitalise revolutionise socialise summarise terrorise vandalism vaporise visualise
Descendants of category
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