stratify
1. [ verb ] form layers or strata
Examples:

"The rock stratifies"

Related terms: arrange interstratify geology stratum
2. [ verb ] divide society into social classes or castes
Examples:

"Income distribution often stratifies a society"

Related terms: distinguish stratification
3. [ verb ] form, arrange, or deposit in layers
Examples:

"The fish are stratified in barrels" "The rock was stratified by the force of the water" "A statistician stratifies the list of names according to the addresses"

Related terms: situate interstratify
4. [ verb ] develop different social levels, classes, or castes
Examples:

"Society stratifies when the income gap widens"

Related terms: change
5. [ verb ] render fertile and preserve by placing between layers of earth or sand
Examples:

"stratify seeds"

Related terms: inseminate
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