Associations to the word «Classify»

Wiktionary

CLASSIFY, verb. To identify by or divide into classes; to categorize
CLASSIFY, verb. To declare something a secret, especially a government secret

Dictionary definition

CLASSIFY, verb. Arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?".
CLASSIFY, verb. Declare unavailable, as for security reasons; "Classify these documents".
CLASSIFY, verb. Assign to a class or kind; "How should algae be classified?"; "People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke