Definition of intelligize in English:

intelligize

(also intelligise)

verb

Philosophy
  • 1no object To exercise the intelligence or intellect; to think, understand.

  • 2with object To take into the intellect or understanding.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Edinburgh Review. Either irregularly from classical Latin intellegere or post-classical Latin intellegere to understand + -ize, or perhaps from intellig- + -ize.

Pronunciation

intelligize

/ɪnˈtɛlɪdʒʌɪz/