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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Classify  \Clas"si*fy\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  pp  {Classified};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Classifying}.]  [L.  classis  class  +  ?] 
  To  distribute  into  classes;  to  arrange  according  to  a  system; 
  to  arrange  in  sets  according  to  some  method  founded  on  common 
  properties  or  characters. 
 
  Syn:  To  arrange;  distibute;  rank. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  classify 
  v  1:  arrange  or  order  by  classes  or  categories;  "How  would  you 
  classify  these  pottery  shards--are  they  prehistoric?" 
  [syn:  {class},  {sort},  {assort},  {sort  out},  {separate}] 
  2:  declare  unavailable,  as  for  security  reasons;  "Classify 
  these  documents"  [ant:  {declassify}] 




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