categorize


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.

categorize

(ˈkætɪɡəˌraɪz) or

categorise

vb
(tr) to place in a category; classify
ˌcategoriˈzation, ˌcategoriˈsation n

cat•e•go•rize

(ˈkæt ɪ gəˌraɪz)

v.t. -rized, -riz•ing.
1. to arrange in categories or classes; classify.
2. to describe by labeling or giving a name to; characterize.
[1695–1705]
cat`e•go•ri•za′tion, n.

categorize


Past participle: categorized
Gerund: categorizing

Imperative
categorize
categorize
Present
I categorize
you categorize
he/she/it categorizes
we categorize
you categorize
they categorize
Preterite
I categorized
you categorized
he/she/it categorized
we categorized
you categorized
they categorized
Present Continuous
I am categorizing
you are categorizing
he/she/it is categorizing
we are categorizing
you are categorizing
they are categorizing
Present Perfect
I have categorized
you have categorized
he/she/it has categorized
we have categorized
you have categorized
they have categorized
Past Continuous
I was categorizing
you were categorizing
he/she/it was categorizing
we were categorizing
you were categorizing
they were categorizing
Past Perfect
I had categorized
you had categorized
he/she/it had categorized
we had categorized
you had categorized
they had categorized
Future
I will categorize
you will categorize
he/she/it will categorize
we will categorize
you will categorize
they will categorize
Future Perfect
I will have categorized
you will have categorized
he/she/it will have categorized
we will have categorized
you will have categorized
they will have categorized
Future Continuous
I will be categorizing
you will be categorizing
he/she/it will be categorizing
we will be categorizing
you will be categorizing
they will be categorizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been categorizing
you have been categorizing
he/she/it has been categorizing
we have been categorizing
you have been categorizing
they have been categorizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been categorizing
you will have been categorizing
he/she/it will have been categorizing
we will have been categorizing
you will have been categorizing
they will have been categorizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been categorizing
you had been categorizing
he/she/it had been categorizing
we had been categorizing
you had been categorizing
they had been categorizing
Conditional
I would categorize
you would categorize
he/she/it would categorize
we would categorize
you would categorize
they would categorize
Past Conditional
I would have categorized
you would have categorized
he/she/it would have categorized
we would have categorized
you would have categorized
they would have categorized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.categorize - place into or assign to a category; "Children learn early on to categorize"
reason - think logically; "The children must learn to reason"
class, classify, sort out, assort, sort, separate - arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"

categorize

verb
1. To distribute into groups according to kinds:
2. To assign to a class or classes:
Translations
kategorizovatroztřídit
grupperekategorisereklassificere
kategorizál
flokka, draga í dilk
sınıflandırmak

categorize

[ˈkætɪgəraɪz] VTclasificar
to categorize sth ascalificar algo de, clasificar algo como

categorize

categorise [ˈkætɪgəraɪz] (British) vt (= assign to a category) → classer

categorize

categorize

[ˈkætɪgəˌraɪz] vtcatalogare, classificare, dividere per categorie

category

(ˈkӕtəgəri) plural ˈcategories noun
a class or division of things (or people). various categories of goods on sale.
ˈcategorize, ˈcategorise verb
to put (things or people) into a category.
References in periodicals archive ?
The compliance and decision making factors were dominant among nine factors used to categorize five years worth of Air Force Class A flight mishaps.
Where automated classification methods are used with manually developed taxonomies, it is a significant task to "train" the tools to categorize documents to the taxonomy, and, it may be impossible to train an automated tool if there is not sufficient distinction in the meaning of categories.
Normally, one does not attempt to categorize the world, but a domain within the world.
To facilitate the examination, we decided to categorize the cracks.
Even though a jurisdiction's depreciation schedule may categorize computer equipment as having a 10-year life, due to changes in technology, the useful life of the property will not be 10 years.
Stereotypes are probabilistic beliefs we use to categorize people, objects, and events," Lee proposes.
A second reason to categorize the militia movement as an arm of the extreme right is its connection with racist or white supremacist groups, anti-abortion terrorists, and various other extremists.
One of the major differences between for-profit and not-for-profit financial statements is that not-for-profit organizations must categorize their expenses functionally.
Clustify groups related documents into clusters, allowing the user to explore the document set, and efficiently and consistently categorize documents by categorizing entire clusters of documents with a single mouse click.