class - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] [often passive] 

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present tense
present participleclassing
past tenseclassed
past participleclassed
  1. to include someone or something in a particular group because they have similar features or qualities
    be classed as something:

    She is now classed as a professional athlete.

    be classed with/among someone/something:

    Wilfred Owen is classed with the truly great First World War poets.