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clas·si·fy

classify

 
 
pronunciation:
klae sih faI
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part of speech: verb
inflections: classifies, classifying, classified
definition 1: to group or order in classes.
He classified his coin collection according to type and age.
synonyms:
arrange, group, order
similar words:
class, grade, organize, place, rank, sort, type
definition 2: to assign (something) to a particular category or group.
This rock has clear characteristics, so it is quite easy to classify.Lemonade is classified as a beverage.Turtles and snakes are classified as reptiles.
derivation: classifiable (adj.)
Word Builder: classify +
  • classified advertisement:
    newspaper advertisements that are in groups according to what a person or business wants to sell or is looking for.