classify-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: assign to or arrange into categories

Would you classify these pottery shards as prehistoric?
The National Weather Service classified the tornado an F-5.
This paper describes a system that classifies the prefectures into forest fire risk zones.

VerbNet: characterize-29.2,classify-29.10
FrameNet: Categorization
PropBank: classify.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3

Sense Number 2: declare unavailable or restricted

Please classify these documents.
The Department of Defense has classified the numbers of attacks.
They withhold any information that reveals the truth by classifying it so that it can not be released.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: classify.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2