What does the word classify mean?

Usage examples for classify

  1. " He leaned back in his chair and sat looking at the Judge for a full minute, as if in an astonished study, and then in a tone most dangerous, said: " 'I do not know how to classify you, sir. – The Comstock Club by Charles Carroll Goodwin
  2. We cannot even classify men so as to aid us much in our estimate of them. – Backlog Studies by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 23, 2009