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.).

Origin of reclassify

First recorded in 1915–20; re- + classify
Related formsre·clas·si·fi·ca·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for reclassify

Historical Examples of reclassify

  • The Board may also reclassify cities as reserve or central reserve cities, or terminate their designation as such.

    Readings in Money and Banking

    Chester Arthur Phillips