HyperDic: classification

English > 4 senses of the word classification:
NOUNactclassification, categorization, categorisation, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation, assortmentthe act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
groupclassification, categorization, categorisationa group of people or things arranged by class or category
cognitionclassification, categorization, categorisation, sortingthe basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories / categories
actclassificationrestriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people
classification > pronunciation
Soundsklae.sahfahkey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > classification: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type.
Synonymscategorization, categorisation, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation, assortment
NarrowerindexingThe act of classifying and providing an index in order to make items easier to retrieve
reclassificationclassifying something again (usually in a new category / category)
relegationThe act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category / category
stratificationThe act or process or arranging persons into classes or social strata
taxonomypractice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships
typologyclassification according to general type
BroadergroupingThe activity of putting things together in groups
Spanishcategorización, clasificación
Catalancategorització, classificació
Adjectivesclassificatoryrelating to or involving classification
Verbsclassifyarrange or order by classes or categories / categories
classifyassign to a class or kind
English > classification: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA group of people or things arranged by class or category.
Synonymscategorization, categorisation
Narrowerdichotomy, dualityTwofold
trichotomythreefold
BroaderarrangementAn orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit
Spanishcategorización, clasificación
Catalancategorització, classificació
Verbsclassifyarrange or order by classes or categories / categories
classifyassign to a class or kind
English > classification: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories / categories.
Synonymscategorization, categorisation, sorting
Narrowerappraisal, assessmentThe classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
attribution, ascriptionAssigning to a cause or source
attribution, ascriptionAssigning some quality or character to a person or thing
coordinationOf coordinate importance, rank, or degree
cross-classification, cross-divisionclassification according to more than one attribute at the same time
subsumptionincorporating something under a more general category
Broaderbasic cognitive processcognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge
Spanishcategorización, clasificación
Catalancategorització, classificació
Verbsclassifyarrange or order by classes or categories / categories
classifyassign to a class or kind
English > classification: 4 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningrestriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people.
Broaderrestriction, confinementThe act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)
Oppositedeclassificationreduction or removal by the government of restrictions on a classified document or weapon
Verbsclassifydeclare unavailable, as for security reasons

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