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Definition of Classify

Classify

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

Classify Quotations

People want to classify and say, 'OK, this is a gangster film.' 'This is a Western.' 'This is a... ' You know? It's easy to classify and it makes people feel comfortable, but it doesn't matter, it doesn't really matter.
Martin Scorsese

New Age is a very small box. It was a term that was brought in by the music industry to classify music that is neither jazz, classical, pop or rock. They didn't know what to call it or what to do with it. So they threw it all together under this one name.
Yanni

Younger hackers are hard to classify. They're probably just as diverse as the old hackers are. We're all over the map.
Larry Wall

Deconstructing the concept of race not only conflicts with people's tendency to classify and build family histories according to common descent but also ignores the work of biologists studying non-human species.
J. Philippe Rushton

The small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify we give the name of knowledge.
Ambrose Bierce
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Classify Translations

classify in Dutch is classificeren, indelen
classify in French is classent, classez, classifier, classifient
classify in German is klassifizieren
classify in Portuguese is classifique
classify in Spanish is clasificar
classify in Swedish is indela (i klasser)
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