Definition of 'classify'
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A computer algorithm then classified people according to the behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She was entrusted with some of our nation's most important secrets and she betrayed that trust by carelessly mishandling highly classified information. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Last year the retired general pleaded guilty to mishandling classified information by sharing official log books with his biographer, who was also his mistress. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Banks are now classified into five groups based on bank capital. Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)Why do so many people classify themselves as a movement? Christianity Today (2000)Nearly two billion people worldwide are classified as either obese or overweight. Times, Sunday Times (2014)About a quarter of young people are currently classified as overweight or obese. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We asked for details but they said the information was classified. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They use the information to classify individuals and companies as carrying a high risk to their clients. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They came up with the best assessment without compromising classified information or sources or methods. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was fired for leaking classified information to save some stranded astronauts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Both emails contained information classified as top secret. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Such weather systems are formed in tropical regions in maritime tropical air masses and are classified into three groups depending on wind strength. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Fed highly classified information to the Soviets. The Sun (2016)There was no evidence that she had taken any illegal drugs, and her death was classified as an accident. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The department also said that 26 portable memory sticks containing classified information had been stolen or misplaced since January. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Only one in 50 of the age group classified themselves as frequent drinkers, having alcohol five days or more a week. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He is wanted in the US for a range of charges including treason, espionage and leaking classified information. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What on earth did he think he was doing passing on what should have been classified information to a football fan he met on the London Underground? The Sun (2012)
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British English: classify VERB
To classify things means to divide them into groups or types.
It is necessary initially to classify the headaches into certain types.
Definition of classify from the Collins English Dictionary
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