from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To put into a category or categories; classify.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To assign a category; to divide into classes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To insert in a category or list; to class; to catalogue.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To place in a category or list; classify.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. place into or assign to a category


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