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Synonyms for (verb) classify

Synonyms: class, classify, assort, separate, sort, sort out Definition: arrange or order by classes or categories Usage: How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?

Similar words: categorise, categorize Definition: place into or assign to a category Usage: Children learn early on to categorize

Synonyms: classify, relegate Definition: assign to a class or kind Usage: How should algae be classified?; People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms

Similar words: assign, attribute Definition: decide as to where something belongs in a scheme Usage: The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class

Synonyms: classify Definition: declare unavailable, as for security reasons Usage: Classify these documents

Similar words: restrict Definition: place under restrictions; limit access to Usage: This substance is controlled