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1. classify

verb. ['ˈklæsəˌfaɪ'] arrange or order by classes or categories.

Synonyms

  • size
  • stereotype
  • isolate
  • assort
  • categorize
  • dichotomise
  • unitise
  • catalog
  • categorise
  • catalogue
  • sort out
  • count
  • pigeonhole
  • unitize
  • refer
  • compare
  • class
  • separate
  • stamp
  • dichotomize
  • reclassify
  • grade
  • number
  • sort

Antonyms

  • big
  • bigness
  • littleness
  • large

Etymology

  • classifier (French)
  • -ifier (French)

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Rhymes with Classify

  • pacify

How do you pronounce classify?

Pronounce classify as ˈklæsəˌfaɪ.

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Sentences with classify


1. Verb, base form
However, it is possible to earn some profits and still classify your activity as a hobby.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
This dish is essentially Spanish stir-fry, and mixes up all of the ingredients that classify Spanish cooking.

Quotes about classify


1. Half the people in the world think that the metaphors of their religious traditions, for example, are facts. And the other half contends that they are not facts at all. As a result we have people who consider themselves believers because they accept metaphors as facts, and we have others who classify themselves as atheists because they think religious metaphors are lies.
- Joseph Campbell, Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor

2. Don't classify me, read me. I'm a writer, not a genre.
- Carlos Fuentes

2. classify

verb. ['ˈklæsəˌfaɪ'] declare unavailable, as for security reasons.

Antonyms

  • declassify

Etymology

  • classifier (French)
  • -ifier (French)

3. classify

verb. ['ˈklæsəˌfaɪ'] assign to a class or kind.

Synonyms

  • relegate
  • attribute

Antonyms

  • largeness
  • smallness
  • unsized

Etymology

  • classifier (French)
  • -ifier (French)
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