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Society cannot continue to disable themselves through their need to categorize people or make assumptions as to another individual's abilities.
Evelyn Glennie

Meaning of "categorize" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CATEGORIZE

categorize  [ˈkætɪɡəˌraɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CATEGORIZE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Categorize is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb categorize in English.

WHAT DOES CATEGORIZE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Categorization

Categorization is the process in which ideas and objects are recognized, differentiated, and understood. Categorization implies that objects are grouped into categories, usually for some specific purpose. Ideally, a category illuminates a relationship between the subjects and objects of knowledge. Categorization is fundamental in language, prediction, inference, decision making and in all kinds of environmental interaction. It is indicated that categorization plays a major role in computer programming. There are many categorization theories and techniques. In a broader historical view, however, three general approaches to categorization may be identified: ▪ Classical categorization ▪ Conceptual clustering ▪ Prototype theory...

Definition of categorize in the English dictionary

The definition of categorize in the dictionary is to place in a category; classify.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CATEGORIZE

PRESENT

Present
I categorize
you categorize
he/she/it categorizes
we categorize
you categorize
they categorize
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
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
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I categorized
you categorized
he/she/it categorized
we categorized
you categorized
they 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
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
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will categorize
you will categorize
he/she/it will categorize
we will categorize
you will categorize
they will categorize
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
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 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
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would categorize
you would categorize
he/she/it would categorize
we would categorize
you would categorize
they would categorize
Conditional continuous
I would be categorizing
you would be categorizing
he/she/it would be categorizing
we would be categorizing
you would be categorizing
they would be categorizing
Conditional perfect
I would have categorize
you would have categorize
he/she/it would have categorize
we would have categorize
you would have categorize
they would have categorize
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been categorizing
you would have been categorizing
he/she/it would have been categorizing
we would have been categorizing
you would have been categorizing
they would have been categorizing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you categorize
we let´s categorize
you categorize
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to categorize
Past participle
categorized
Present Participle
categorizing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CATEGORIZE


accessorize
əkˈsɛsəˌraɪz
allegorise
ˈælɪɡəˌraɪz
allegorize
ˈælɪɡəˌraɪz
authorize
ˈɔːθəˌraɪz
categorise
ˈkætɪɡəˌraɪz
characterise
ˈkærɪktəˌraɪz
characterize
ˈkærɪktəˌraɪz
deodorize
diːˈəʊdəˌraɪz
familiarize
fəˈmɪljəˌraɪz
gargarise
ˈɡɑːɡəˌraɪz
memorize
ˈmɛməˌraɪz
moisturize
ˈmɔɪstʃəˌraɪz
polymerize
ˈpɒlɪməˌraɪz
subcategorise
sʌbˈkætɪɡəˌraɪz
subcategorize
sʌbˈkætɪɡəˌraɪz
summarize
ˈsʌməˌraɪz
unvulgarise
ʌnˈvʌlɡəˌraɪz
unvulgarize
ʌnˈvʌlɡəˌraɪz
vulgarise
ˈvʌlɡəˌraɪz
vulgarize
ˈvʌlɡəˌraɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CATEGORIZE

categorematic
categorial
categorial grammar
categorially
categoric
categorical
categorical imperative
categorically
categoricalness
categories
categorisation
categorise
categorist
categorization
category
Category A
Category D
category killer
category management
category mistake

WORDS THAT END LIKE CATEGORIZE

calorize
colorize
contemporize
decolorize
extemporize
exteriorize
factorize
glamorize
motorize
phosphorize
pillorize
prize
reauthorize
rhetorize
sororize
temporize
terrorize
theorize
valorize
vaporize
vectorize

Synonyms and antonyms of categorize in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «categorize» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CATEGORIZE

Find out the translation of categorize to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of categorize from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «categorize» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

把…分类
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

clasificar
570 millions of speakers

English

categorize
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वर्गीकृत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تصنيف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

классифицировать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

classificar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শ্রেণীভুক্ত করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

classer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mengkategorikan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kategorisieren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

分類する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

분류하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nggolongake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chia
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வகைப்படுத்தவும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

श्रेणीबद्ध करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sınıflandırmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

catalogare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kategoryzować
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

класифікувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

clasifica
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κατηγοριοποίηση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kategoriseer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kategori
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kategorisere
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of categorize

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CATEGORIZE»

The term «categorize» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.645 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CATEGORIZE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «categorize» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «categorize» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about categorize

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10 QUOTES WITH «CATEGORIZE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word categorize.
1
Dorothy Allison
Class, race, sexuality, gender and all other categories by which we categorize and dismiss each other need to be excavated from the inside.
2
Michael Buble
It turns out that I'm far too schizophrenic musically for people to categorize me. I think people judge me a lot before they ever really know who I am.
3
Roger Ebert
I think we have to get beyond the idea that we have to categorize people.
4
Evelyn Glennie
Society cannot continue to disable themselves through their need to categorize people or make assumptions as to another individual's abilities.
5
Jonathan Groff
Don't let the world define you. In the world of acting, and I think in any profession, really, people are really eager to put you in a box and categorize you as one particular thing.
6
Mark Hamill
In high school, I had to hide my comic book side, my nerd side from the civilian world so they wouldn't categorize me. They would try to marginalize me for what I like. I tried to give it up, believe me. I tried to kick the habit. But there's too much I liked about it to give it up completely.
7
Angel Haze
I want to be an artist you cannot categorize at all. You can't put a box around me. You can't put anything around me.
8
Ruth Hubbard
Without words to objectify and categorize our sensations and place them in relation to one another, we cannot evolve a tradition of what is real in the world.
9
Keegan-Michael Key
It was very important thousands of years ago to categorize things. I can eat that plant, I can't eat that plant. Or this tribe, not that tribe. We don't have to do that anymore - we have processed food now!
10
Earl King
Most people say, 'Well, Earl, you sing the blues,' or however they want to categorize it. I just sing songs.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CATEGORIZE»

Discover the use of categorize in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to categorize and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Children's Understanding of Emotion
Stronger evidence that the child has the ability to categorize internal states in others would consist of a demonstrated ability to categorize instances of emotion where external cues varied across instances. As we saw in the previous section,  ...
Carolyn Saarni, Paul L. Harris, 1991
2
Child and Adolescent Development for Educators
Lynette Bradley and Peter Bryant (e.g., 1983) hypothesized that providing instruction to children about how to categorize words on the basis of their sounds would increase their phonemic awareness, and hence their long-term reading ...
Michael Pressley, Christine McCormick, 2007
3
The Intercultural City: Planning for Diversity Advantage
1. The. Urge. to. Define,. Sort. and. Categorize. A WORLD OF DISTINCTIONS Our focus is on human diversity and how in cities we live together with our differences with greater ease. We want to encourage inter- cultural exchange. Yet our ...
Charles Landry, Phil Wood, 2012
4
The Development of an Analysis Tool to Categorize the Frame ...
The tactics can also include choosing particular visual imagery to engage the reader, although this is rarely discussed within media research.
Michael Onffroy Shelley, 2009
5
Thinking about Social Problems: An Introduction to ...
Conditions might exist, people might be hurt by them, but conditions are not social problems until humans categorize them as troublesome and in need of repair. Meanings and Categorizations A characteristic of all humans is that we ...
Donileen R. Loseke, 2011
6
Ethnicity Without Groups
In the ordinary ebb and flow of social life, people identify and categorize others, just as they identify and categorize themselves. But there is another key type of external identification that has no counterpart in the domain of self-identification:  ...
Rogers Brubaker, 2004
7
Computational Collective IntelligenceTechnologies and ...
A Query is an object that is delivered to Query Manager in the form containing: a) the query full text (consisting of standard SPARQL query part, the mode of aggregation that is CATEGORIZE BY or CLUSTER BY, the list of variables to be used ...
Piotr Jedrzejowicz, Ngoc-Thanh Nguyen, Kiem Hoang, 2011
8
Drupal: The Guide to Planning and Building Websites
To. Categorize. or. Not. To. Categorize? Some people consider the type of content to be enough categorization. Quite often, however, content can be organized into at least one more category. Table 4.9 shows four example content types and ...
Cindy McCourt, 2011
9
Strategic Risk Taking: A Framework for Risk Management
In general, we can categorize risks based on the following criteria: Market versus firm-specific risk—In keeping with our earlier characterization of risk in risk and return models, we can categorize risk into risk that affects one or a few companies ...
Aswath Damodaran, 2008
10
It's All about You! '07
Categorize started in the 2003 edition as a special flag color, but now it's broken into its own function. The best part about using a category is that you can see the color band chosen across an email, task, calendar event and contact.
Melanie Gass, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CATEGORIZE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term categorize is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Divya Dutta: A Role Is a Role
Actress Divya Dutta, seen in Bhopal June 2, said she doesn't understand why anybody would categorize an actor because they should be ... «India West, Jul 15»
2
Today's apps gone free: InstaWeather, Stickyboard, Coyn and more
You're able to categorize each entry by selecting from one of the included icons. You're also able to view your financial situation via a graph. «AppAdvice, Jul 15»
3
Artist Olafur Eliasson On How Urban Design Impacts Our Psyche
Contemplation and reflection are general lines through a lot of my work, but I think it's fair to say that we often categorize 'contemplation' and ... «Co.Design, Jul 15»
4
Wenceslas Square hotdog bandits sought in hotel heist
If convicted of the theft, the carnivorous con artists, whom the police categorize as “two ungrateful visitors,” face up to three years in prison. «Prague Post, Jul 15»
5
This Is Apple Inc. And Google Inc. Next Big Battle...
The latest version of the PA is expected to be able to contextually categorize questions, in order to answer them in a more efficient manner. «Business Finance News, Jul 15»
6
HPV vaccine program expanded to at-risk boys and young men
... and while the vaccine for girls protects heterosexual boys, it does not protect gay males and those the province categorize as “street-involved ... «Globalnews.ca, Jul 15»
7
Algiers: The Best of What's Next
Just as Algiers enter the waters of popular music, they'll inevitably encounter vessels, such as a music journalists, who will want to categorize ... «Paste Magazine, Jul 15»
8
US FCC filing hints at google glass 2.0
The site said the filing, FCC ID A4R-GG1, did not categorize the device but labeled it as “BLUETOOTH & DTS/UNII a/b/g/n/ac” with model name ... «GMA News, Jul 15»
9
Navin gets Anirudh, Imman and GV Prakash for Vil Ambu
"The song, Neeyum Adi Naanum, is a difficult-to-categorize number, as the tune has both slow and fast-paced moments. There's a very natural ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
10
What is machine learning?
Classification is the process whereby a machine can recognize and categorize things from a dataset including from visual data and ... «Android Authority, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Categorize [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/categorize>. Dec 2019 ».
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