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Definition of categorize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they categorize
    he / she / it categorizes
    past simple categorized
    -ing form categorizing
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  1. 1to put people or things into groups according to what type they are synonym classify
  2. 2 categorize somebody/something Participants were categorized according to age. categorize somebody/something as something His latest work cannot be categorized as either a novel or an autobiography.
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noun [countable, uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: categorize