Definition Of classify


arrange (a group of people or things) in classes or categories according to shared qualities or characteristics.

mountain peaks are classified according to their shape

Example Of classify

  • A table at the end of the book also classifies documents into a number of topical categories.

  • Altogether, the film is funny, sensual, intellectual, quirky, and not easily classifiable in terms of its genre.

  • And if allowed, they will classify the documents for 100 years.

  • Another of his interests was in classifying information and he made substantial contributions to this in his work in preparing a cumulative index for the first 23 volumes of the Mathematics of Computation.

  • As a result people coming from countries on the list cannot be classified as asylum seekers because, by definition, none of its citizens can be considered under threat.

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