Meaning of dichotomize

di•chot•o•mize

Pronunciation: (dī-kot'u-mīz"), [key]
— v., -mized, -miz•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to divide or separate into two parts, kinds, etc.
—v.i.
  1. to become divided into two parts; form a dichotomy.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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