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cat·e·go·rize

 (kăt′ĭ-gə-rīz′)
tr.v. cat·e·go·rized, cat·e·go·riz·ing, cat·e·go·riz·es
To put into a category or categories; classify.

cat′e·go·riz′a·ble adj.
cat′e·go·ri·za′tion (-gər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.categorization - a group of people or things arranged by class or category
arrangement - an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging; "a flower arrangement"
dichotomy, duality - being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses; "the dichotomy between eastern and western culture"
trichotomy - being threefold; a classification into three parts or subclasses
2.categorization - the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
coordination - being of coordinate importance, rank, or degree
basic cognitive process - cognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge
appraisal, assessment - the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
ascription, attribution - assigning to a cause or source; "the attribution of lighting to an expression of God's wrath"; "he questioned the attribution of the painting to Picasso"
ascription, attribution - assigning some quality or character to a person or thing; "the attribution of language to birds"; "the ascription to me of honors I had not earned"
cross-classification, cross-division - classification according to more than one attribute at the same time; "the cross-classification of cases was done by age and sex"
subsumption - incorporating something under a more general category
3.categorization - the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same typecategorization - the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
grouping - the activity of putting things together in groups
indexing - the act of classifying and providing an index in order to make items easier to retrieve
reclassification - classifying something again (usually in a new category)
relegation - the act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category
stratification - the act or process or arranging persons into classes or social strata
taxonomy - practice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships
typology - classification according to general type

categorization

noun
Translations
kategorizaceklasifikacetřídění

categorization

[ˌkætɪgəraɪˈzeɪʃən] Ncategorización f

categorization

categorisation [ˌkætɪgəraɪˈzeɪʃən] (British) n (= classification) → catégorisation f

categorization

nKategorisierung f

categorization

[ˌkætɪgəraɪˈzeɪʃn] ncatalogazione f, classificazione f
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