Word of the Week
CLASSIFY ( CLASIFICAR )
: to arrange (people or things) into groups based on ways that they are alike
: to consider (someone or something) as belonging to a particular group
FULL DEFINITION OF CLASSIFY
1: to arrange in classes <classifying books according to subject matter>
2: to assign (as a document) to a category
— clas·si·fi·able \ˌkla-sə-ˈfī-ə-bəl\ adjective
EXAMPLES OF CLASSIFY
- Students will be learning about the ways scientists classify animals.
- The online system can classify books by subject.
RELATED TO CLASSIFY
Related Wordsarray, dispose, draw up, marshal (also marshall), order, organize, systematize; alphabetize, catalog (or catalogue), file, index, list, refer; pigeonhole, shelve; identify, recognize; cull, screen, set, sieve, sift, winnow; clump, cluster, colligate; recategorize, reclassify, regroup; subcategorize