orthographize - English


orthographize (third-person singular simple present orthographizes, present participle orthographizing, simple past and past participle orthographized) (transitive)

  1. To spell correctly or according to usage.
  2. To correct in regard to spelling.
  3. To devise a writing system for a language.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing. (See the entry for orthographize in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)

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