"classifies" in the verb sense
1. classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate
arrange or order by classes or categories
"How would you classify these pottery shards
declare unavailable, as for security reasons
"Classify these documents"
3. relegate, classify
assign to a class or kind
"How should algae be classified?"
"People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms"
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