classify

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Verb[change]

Plain form
classify

Third-person singular
classifies

Past tense
classified

Past participle
classified

Present participle
classifying

  1. When you classify something, you sort it into different classes or categories.
    This murder case was classified as an accidental murder.
  2. When someone classifies something, they declare it to be a secret, especially for a government secret.
    The government decided to classify the information about the locations of nuclear weapon production.