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classify meaning

EN[ˈklæsɪfaɪ]

    Definition of classify in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGclassifiesPRclassifyingPT, PPclassifiedSUF-ify
    1. to identify by or divide into classes; to categorize.
      1. Should we classify "make up" as an idiom or as a phrasal verb? ‎
    2. to declare something a secret, especially a government secret.
      1. They decided to classify that information. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Knot theory classifies the mappings of a circle into 3-space.
      • The disease can be classified into a dry or nonexudative form (geographic atrophy) and a wet or exudative form (neovascular AMD).
      • Three of the six dissenting isolates were nongenogroupable by rt-PCR and three classified to a different group.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • The military will redact the document before releasing it, blacking out sections that are classified.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Verbs
    Related Links:
    1. en classifying
    2. en classifying space
    3. en classifying spaces
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    Grammatically, this word "classify" is a verb.
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