Categorization



to arrange in categories or classes; classify.
to describe by labeling or giving a name to; characterize.
Contemporary Examples

Instead, Scroppo said, “I based the [categorization of] semi-independent status on the test that I administered to him.”
One Breakdown Can Mean Losing Your Kid Forever ProPublica May 29, 2014

With conflict lines constantly shifting, the categorization of who got what and from where has become increasingly blurry.
In Syria’s Hunger Games, Starvation Could Be the Next W.M.D. Raj Salooja May 26, 2014

Historical Examples

I can attempt its categorization in hope of dispelling the fear of the unknown.
The Land of Look Behind Paul Cameron Brown

“The point is that the level of categorization is not independent of who is doing the categorizing and on what basis” (p. 50).
The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin

verb
(transitive) to place in a category; classify
n.

1866, noun of action from categorize. Perhaps influenced by French catégorisation (1845).
v.

1705, from category + -ize. Related: Categorized; categorizing.

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