Examples of classify in a sentence
Students will be learning about the ways scientists classify animals.
The online system can classify books by subject.
First Known Use of classify
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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