- To make something into a problem.
- To consider something as if it were a problem.
- (intransitive) To propose problems.
- 1629 (first performance), B[en] Jonson, The Nevv Inne. Or, The Light Heart. […], London: […] Thomas Harper, for Thomas Alchorne, […], published 1631, OCLC 913380815, (please specify the page, or act number in uppercase Roman numerals), (please specify the scene number in lowercase Roman numerals):Act II, Scene VI
- Hear him problematize.
to consider something as if it were a problem