Prioritize meaning

prī-ôr'ĭ-tīz', -ŏr'-
To prioritize is to organize or complete things in order of their importance.

When you do the most important tasks first and then continue on to tasks of lesser importance, this is an example of a situation where you prioritize.

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To put things in order of importance.
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To arrange (items) in order of priority.
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To assign (an item) to a particular level of priority.
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To arrange or deal with in order of importance.
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(intransitive) To arrange or list a group of things in order of priority or importance.
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To rank something as having high priority.
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Origin of prioritize

  • priorit(y) –ize
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From priority +"Ž -ize.
    From Wiktionary