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Another word for classification

  1. A way or condition of being arranged

      1. (Music) Adaptation of a composition to other instruments or voices than those for which it was originally written, or to the style of a certain band or orchestra
      2. A collection of things that have been arranged:
      3. Something made by arranging parts in a particular way
      1. A particular method of attending to or settling matters.
      2. Arrangement in a particular order
      3. A particular order, distribution, or placement:
      1. The power or authority to arrange, settle, or manage; control
      2. The power or liberty to control, direct, or dispose:
      3. A putting in order or being put in order; arrangement
      1. The result of distributing; arrangement
      2. The process of distributing or the condition of being distributed, especially:
      3. A characterization of the occurrence of the actual unique values in a set of data (as in a frequency distribution) or of the theoretical unique values of a random variable (as in a probability distribution).
      1. (Geology) A primary unit in the mapping of rock strata, consisting of a set of contemporaneous rocks having the same characteristics and origin.
      2. (Geol.) A rock unit distinguished from adjacent deposits by some common character, as composition, origin, type of fossil, etc.
      3. The act or process of forming something or of taking form.
      1. The action of the verb to group.
      2. The act or process of uniting into groups.
      3. A group of persons or things, esp. one assembled for some common purpose or function
      1. The manner in which anything is laid out; arrangement; specif., the plan or makeup of a newspaper, book page, advertisement, etc.
      2. An arrangement or plan, especially the schematic arrangement of parts or areas:
      3. (Publishing) The process of arranging editorial content, advertising, graphics and other information to fit within certain constraints.
      1. An arrangement of persons or things in or as in a line
      2. An array or sequential display of persons or photographs of persons presented to a complainant or potential witness for the purpose of identifying a suspect in a crime.
      3. (--- Sports) A list of the players, often including their numbers and positions, who participate in a game; esp., in baseball, a list of the players in the exact order in which they will bat
      1. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      2. A style of building:
      3. A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
      1. The state or manner of being organized:
      2. The administrative personnel of such a structure:
      3. (Uncountable) The way in which something is organized, such as a book or an article.
      1. A location or position.
      2. The act of matching a person with a job
      3. Location or arrangement
      1. A continuous or related series, often of uniform things
      2. (Biochem.) The linear order of bases in a nucleic acid or of amino acids in a protein
      3. An order of succession; an arrangement.
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  2. A subdivision of a larger group

      1. A specific grammatical defining property of a linguistic unit or class, such as number or gender in the noun and tense or voice in the verb.
      2. (Mathematics) A class of objects, together with a class of morphisms between those objects, and an associative composition rule for those morphisms. Categories are used to study a wide variety of mathematical constructions in a similar way.
      3. A general class of ideas, terms, or things that mark divisions or coordinations within a conceptual scheme, especially:
      1. (Biology) A taxonomic category ranking below a phylum or division and above an order.
      2. (Biol.) A major category in the classification of animals, plants, etc., ranking above an order and below a division or phylum: it can include one order or many similar orders: the Latinized class names are capitalized but not italicized (Ex.: Mammalia, mammals)
      3. (Linguistics) A group of words belonging to the same grammatical category that share a particular set of morphological properties, such as a set of inflections.
      1. A style of building:
      2. A group or class of persons set off from others by some trait or quality
      3. A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
      1. The way or position in which a thing is set
      2. A setting or being set
      3. A group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used:
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Another word for classification

  1. The act of putting into classes

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  2. A division

      1. A type, race or category; a group of entities that have common characteristics such that they may be grouped together.
      2. The natural order or course of things; nature.
      3. Lineal ancestors or descendants considered as a group.
      1. A group or class of persons set off from others by some trait or quality
      2. (Biol.) A major category in the classification of animals, plants, etc., ranking above a family and below a class: it can include one family or many similar families: the Latinized order names are capitalized but not italicized (Ex.: Fabales, legumes)
      3. A group of persons living under a religious rule:
      1. A number of persons or things classified together because of common characteristics, community of interests, etc.
      2. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      3. (Mathematics) A set, together with a binary associative operation, such that the set is closed under the operation, the set contains an identity element for the operation, and each element of the set has an inverse element with respect to the operation. The integers form a group under the operation of ordinary addition.
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