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Another word for category

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Noun
  1. A subdivision of a larger group

      1. (Biology) A taxonomic category ranking below a phylum or division and above an order.
      2. (Biol.) A major category in the classification of animals, plants, etc., ranking above an order and below a division or phylum: it can include one order or many similar orders: the Latinized class names are capitalized but not italicized (Ex.: Mammalia, mammals)
      3. (Linguistics) A group of words belonging to the same grammatical category that share a particular set of morphological properties, such as a set of inflections.
      1. The act, process, or result of classifying.
      2. The act of forming into a class or classes; a distribution into groups, as classes, orders, families, etc., according to some common relations or attributes.
      3. A category or class.
      1. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      2. A group or class of persons set off from others by some trait or quality
      3. A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
      1. The way or position in which a thing is set
      2. A setting or being set
      3. A group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used:
    See also:

    group

Another word for category

Noun
      1. The period during which such a group meets:
      2. (--- Informal) Elegance of style, taste, and manner:
      3. The subject material taught to or studied by such a group:
      1. Position along a vertical axis; height or depth:
      2. A natural or proper position, place, or stage:
      3. Relative position or rank on a scale:
      1. One of two or more vehicles, such as a bus or train, given the same route and schedule, often used to carry extra passengers.
      2. (Printing) A mark (§) used to indicate a section in a book, etc., or as a reference mark
      3. (Music) A group of instruments or voices in the same class considered as a division of a band, orchestra, or choir:
      1. The act, process, or result of classifying.
      2. The act of forming into a class or classes; a distribution into groups, as classes, orders, families, etc., according to some common relations or attributes.
      3. A category or class.