Categorize and Label


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Categorize verb – To arrange or assign according to type.
Label is a synonym for categorize in classify topic. In some cases you can use "Label" instead a verb "Categorize", when it comes to topics like action.
Nearby Words: categorical, category, categorise, categorically, categorization
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Label verb – To attach an identifying slip to.
Categorize is a synonym for label in action topic. You can use "Categorize" instead a verb "Label", if it concerns topics such as brand, classify.
Nearby Words: labeled, labelled, labeling
Synonyms for Label

Common collocations

people categorize people label people
name categorize name label name
series categorize series label series
way categorize way label way
Other nouns: characters, game, monsters.
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Label and Categorize. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 20, from
Categorize & Label. N.p., 2016. Web. 20 Jun. 2021. <>.
Label or Categorize. 2016. Accessed June 20, 2021.

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