Synonyms for classify

Synonyms for (verb) classify

Synonyms: class, classify, assort, separate, sort, sort out

Definition: arrange or order by classes or categories

Usage: How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?

Similar words: categorise, categorize

Definition: place into or assign to a category

Usage: Children learn early on to categorize


Synonyms: classify, relegate

Definition: assign to a class or kind

Usage: How should algae be classified?; People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms

Similar words: assign, attribute

Definition: decide as to where something belongs in a scheme

Usage: The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class


Synonyms: classify

Definition: declare unavailable, as for security reasons

Usage: Classify these documents

Similar words: restrict

Definition: place under restrictions; limit access to

Usage: This substance is controlled