Definition of categorize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    categorize

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈkæt̮əɡəˌraɪz//
     
    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.
 categorization
 
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NAmE//ˌkæt̮əɡərəˈzeɪʃn//
 
noun [countable, uncountable]
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