reclassify

[ ree-klas-uh-fahy ]
/ riˈklæs əˌfaɪ /

verb (used with object), re·clas·si·fied, re·clas·si·fy·ing.

to classify anew.
to change the security classification of (information, a document, etc.).

Nearby words

  1. reckoner,
  2. reckoning,
  3. reclaim,
  4. reclaimant,
  5. reclamation,
  6. reclearance,
  7. reclinate,
  8. reclination,
  9. recline,
  10. recliner

Origin of reclassify

First recorded in 1915–20; re- + classify

Related formsre·clas·si·fi·ca·tion, noun

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