categorize

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verb cat·e·go·rize \ˈka-ti-gə-ˌrīz\

Definition of categorize

categorized

categorizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to put into a category :  classify

categorization

play \ˌka-ti-gə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of categorize in a sentence

  1. This software lets you categorize your photographs in many different ways.

  2. Their opinions can be categorized as conservative.

  3. Birds are categorized by type in this field guide.

1705

First Known Use of categorize

1705


CATEGORIZE Defined for English Language Learners

categorize

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verb cat·e·go·rize \ˈka-ti-gə-ˌrīz\

Definition of categorize for English Language Learners

  • : to put (someone or something) into a group of similar people or things : to put (people or things) into categories



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