HyperDic: classify

English > 3 senses of the word classify:
VERBcognitionclassify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separatearrange or order by classes or categories / categories
socialclassifydeclare unavailable, as for security reasons
cognitionclassify, relegateassign to a class or kind
classify > pronunciation
Soundsklae'sahfay.
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > classify: 3 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningArrange or order by classes or categories / categories.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
Synonymsclass, sort, assort, sort out, separate
EntailscompareExamine and note the similarities or differences of
Entailed byidentify, discover, key, key out, distinguish, describe, nameidentify as in botany or biology, for example
Narrowercatalogue, catalogMake an itemized list or catalog of
count, numberput into a group
dichotomize, dichotomisedivide into two opposing groups or kinds
gradeDetermine the grade of or assign a grade to
groupArrange into a group or groups
isolateseparate (experiences) from the emotions relating to them
pigeonhole, stereotype, stamptreat or classify according to a mental stereotype
reclassifyclassify anew, change the previous classification
referthink of, regard, or classify under a subsuming principle / principle or with a general group or in relation to another
sizesort according to size
unitize, unitiseseparate or classify into units
Broadercategorize, categoriseplace into or assign to a category / category
Spanishclasificar, ordenar, separar
Catalanclassificar, separar
Adjectivesclassificatoryrelating to or involving classification
Nounsclassa collection of things sharing a common attribute
classpeople having the same social, economic, or educational status
class(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
classa league ranked by quality
classificationthe act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
classificationthe basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories / categories
classificationa group of people or things arranged by class or category
classifiera person who creates classifications
English > classify: 3 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningdeclare unavailable, as for security reasons.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelSam and Sue classify the movie
Example"Classify these documents"
Broaderrestrict, controlplace under restrictions
OppositedeclassifyLift the restriction on and make available again
Spanishclasificar
Catalanclassificar
Nounsclassificationrestriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people
English > classify: 3 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningAssign to a class or kind.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Synonymrelegate
Broaderassign, attributedecide as to where something belongs in a scheme
Adjectivesclassificatoryrelating to or involving classification
Nounsclassa collection of things sharing a common attribute
classpeople having the same social, economic, or educational status
class(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
classa league ranked by quality
classificationthe act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
classificationthe basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories / categories
classificationa group of people or things arranged by class or category
classifiera word or morpheme used in some languages in certain contexts (such as counting) to indicate the semantic class to which the counted item belongs
classifiera person who creates classifications

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