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Noun classification has 4 senses
- categorization, categorisation, classification, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation, assortment - the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
--1 is a kind of grouping
--1 has particulars:
- classification, categorization, categorisation - a group of people or things arranged by class or category
--2 is a kind of arrangement
--2 has particulars: dichotomy, duality
- classification, categorization, categorisation, sorting - the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
--3 is a kind of basic cognitive process
--3 has particulars:
- classification - restriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people
--4 is a kind of restriction