Meaning of Pythagorize in English:

Pythagorize

Pronunciation /pʌɪˈθaɡ(ə)rʌɪz/ /pɪˈθaɡ(ə)rʌɪz/

verb

  • To follow Pythagoras or the Pythagorean system of philosophy; to speculate or philosophize after the manner of Pythagoras.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Philemon Holland (1552–1637), translator. From ancient Greek Πυθαγορίζειν to be a disciple of Pythagoras from Πυθαγόρας, the name of Pythagoras + -ίζειν.