Categorized



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

The way Trainor talks can best be categorized as a cultural hodgepodge.
‘All About That Bass’ Singer Meghan Trainor On Haters and Her Polarizing (and Unlikely) No. 1 Hit Marlow Stern October 6, 2014

In reality, Miral cannot be categorized in simplistic terms like “pro-Palestinian” or “anti-Israel.”
Peter King Needs to See Our Movie Julian Schnabel, Harvey Weinstein March 11, 2011

Among these is a revision of how personality disorders are categorized and diagnosed, and HPD is on the chopping block.
Sandusky To Try Nearly Obsolete Histrionic Personality Disorder Defense Jesse Singal June 19, 2012

Deitch himself has categorized his role at the gallery as, “in a way running my own private institute of contemporary art.”
The Right Man for MOCA? Isabel Wilkinson January 13, 2010

Foods, wines are categorized as “digest” or “pas digest,” as in easy or difficult to digest.
Yes, Women Can Make Great Wine Jordan Salcito March 21, 2014

More than 480,000 contractors held top-secret credentials, while another 135,000 were categorized as “other.”
How Did Edward Snowden, a Contractor, Get Access to Classified Data? Laura Colarusso June 8, 2013

Its manifestations will be categorized by two numerical scales of severity that aim to locate each individual on the continuum.
Don’t Remove Asperger’s From the DSM Lucy Berrington May 20, 2011

The dozens of agents usually are categorized into four main groups, based on the effects they have on the body.
Sarin, Nitrogen Mustard, Cyanide & More: All About Chemical Weapons Kent Sepkowitz August 25, 2013

Historical Examples

He had inoculated him with the seeds of immortality, giving him a chance to help right the wrongs of this categorized world.
Category Phoenix Boyd Ellanby

Can levels of Shock and Awe be categorized by effectiveness and priority of weapons systems?
Shock and Awe Harlan K. Ullman

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

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

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