Definition of categorize in English:

categorize

Syllabification: cat·e·go·rize
Pronunciation: /ˈkadəɡəˌrīz
 
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verb

[with object]
Place in a particular class or group: odors have been categorized into only seven basic groups
More example sentences
  • Freight was categorised into seven classes, which were analysed using several variables.
  • He was found in possession of crack cocaine, which is categorized as a class A drug.
  • Students are now categorised by class as rigorously as nobles at the court of Louis XIV.
Synonyms
classify, class, group, grade, rate, designate; order, arrange, sort, rank; file, catalog, list, index; typecast, pigeonhole, stereotype

Derivatives

categorization

Pronunciation: /ˌkatəɡərəˈzāSHən/
noun
More example sentences
  • By crossing genres, it defies categorisation and invites comparison.
  • It uses Goldthorpe's social class categorization and is based on the summary by Marshall et al.
  • Though other categorizations of learning styles have been widely studied, few researchers have compared Gregorc learning styles to undergraduate student achievement in agricultural economics.

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