What does the word classification mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A classifying, or a system of things classified.

Usage examples for classification

  1. When one gets down to the bottom of a slump like that between the years 1888 and 1889, in the last diagram, one is as likely to find a negligent police clerk or some accidental change of classification there as an economic fact. – The Children of the Poor by Jacob A. Riis
  2. He spoke a little dryly, and she leaped to his meaning with a quickness that greatly advanced her in his secret classification. – The Mystery of The Barranca by Herman Whitaker
  3. After Westwood, Modern Classification of Insects. – The Life-Story of Insects by Geo. H. Carpenter