classification

(redirected from classificatory)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to classificatory: classification, cognitive
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for classification

Synonyms for classification

Synonyms for classification

a group of people or things arranged by class or category

restriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people

References in periodicals archive ?
Clearly, enumerators did not always follow their official instructions to the letter; rather, they brought additional information, assumptions, or considerations to bear in their classificatory decisions.
including pre-pubertal animals, shows that the most discriminant variables are, in order of classificatory power:
My realist view is compatible with the possibility of radical error in our classificatory scheme, though in my paper I assume what I take to be a commonsense view with the aim of building a defensible model for it.
For example, to understand the rule of putting on a smock (social knowledge), the child has to make the classificatory relationship of %mocks" versus "ordinary clothes" and the temporal relationship "before.
First, it is possible, by drawing on recent developments in the philosophy of language, to assign to Weinrich's concept of fictionality--a concept neither purely classificatory nor purely comparative--a precise conceptual status.
Despite important contribution to understanding the relationships between classificatory struggles and social stratification, there are significant problems with Bourdieu's theory and its derivatives.
We can make questions of this sort more precise by recognizing that what is required of classificatory practices within a scientific discipline in order that they contribute to reliable induction and explanation is that those practices help bring about an accommodation between classificatory practices--and the inductive and explanatory practices that depend on those classificatory practices--and the causal structures in the world that determine the relevant properties of the phenomena under study.
1996) or assessing the classificatory performance of different models (Joachimsthaler and Stam, 1988; Rubin, 1990; Hosseini and Armacost, 1994).
There is one article worth reading which does not exactly fit into the editor's four categories, another venture by Laval University professor Guy Bouchard into his beloved (and fascinating) combinatory and classificatory schemes: "Science fiction, utopia and philosophy: the art of being surprised.
We can assume that all classificatory theories of art concern only existing art.
Our model embodies a set of fraud-risk factors that demonstrated better classificatory power than a large number of alternative sets evaluated during the study.
He therefore dedicates an entire chapter to the theme of `Categorization and Power' where he sketches a dynamic model of classificatory power.
The Akan category, however, has become something more than a purely external classificatory label in recent times.
It is not the least quality of this book that Schoots recognizes up front the perilousness of the classificatory enterprise: the four novelists were selected for their having been published by the Editions de Minuit (home of Beckett, and of the Nouveau Roman) during the 1980s and for having been, roughly, included in Minuit's advertising campaign of "impassible" authors.
Cameralism was fundamentally a descriptive classificatory science in many ways ideally suited to the small-scale stasis which characterized the later decades of the Holy Roman Empire.