Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To arrange or organize according to class or category.
  • transitive verb To designate (a document, for example) as confidential, secret, or top secret.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To arrange in a class or classes; arrange or group in sets, sorts, or ranks according to some method founded on common characteristics in the objects so arranged.
  • Synonyms See class, transitive verb

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To distribute into classes; to arrange according to a system; to arrange in sets according to some method founded on common properties or characters.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To identify by or divide into classes; to categorize
  • verb To declare something a secret, especially a government secret

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

  • verb declare unavailable, as for security reasons
  • verb arrange or order by classes or categories
  • verb assign to a class or kind

Etymologies

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From French classifier.

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