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I need a word that fits this case:
I have a book; and any User may apply some tags to it, like 'dark' or 'happy' [..]
Anyway, how would I call this action, using a short term?

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up vote 7 down vote accepted

On the internet, it's usually called "tagging".

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book tagging fits, thanks. –  Fabiano PS Jun 2 '11 at 14:36
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Are you looking for categorize?

transitive verb

to place into a category : classify

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+1 Very precise, but i shall take @Chisti's for context –  Fabiano PS Jun 2 '11 at 14:36
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Haha, until I saw your response I nearly edited the OP's title to change 'category' to 'categorize' :) –  Robusto Jun 2 '11 at 14:46
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