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[muh-tath-uh-sahyz] /məˈtæθ əˌsaɪz/

verb (used with or without object), metathesized, metathesizing.
to cause to undergo or undergo .
to change or cause to change by metathesis

1893, from metathesis + -ize. Related: Metathesized; metathesizing.

metathesize me·tath·e·size (mĭ-tāth’ĭ-sīz’)
v. me·tath·e·sized, me·tath·e·siz·ing, me·tath·e·siz·es
To subject to or undergo metathesis.


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