Definition of classify
classifiableplay \ˌkla-sə-ˈfī-ə-bəl\ adjective
Examples of classify in a sentence
Students will be learning about the ways scientists classify animals.
The online system can classify books by subject.
Origin and Etymology of classify
First Known Use: 1776
CLASSIFY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of classify for English Language Learners
: to arrange (people or things) into groups based on ways that they are alike
: to consider (someone or something) as belonging to a particular group
CLASSIFY Defined for Kids
Definition of classify for Students
: to arrange in groups based on similarities <Our librarians classify books by subject.>
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