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Another word for class

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Noun
  1. A subdivision of a larger group

      1. To put in a specified position or arrangement; place:
      2. To put into a specified state:
      3. To cause to begin an action:
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. The act, process, or result of classifying.
      2. A category or class.
      3. The systematic grouping of organisms into categories on the basis of evolutionary or structural relationships between them; taxonomy.
      1. A specifically defined division in a system of classification; a class.
      2. Aristotle's modes of objective being, such as quality, quantity, or relation, that are inherent in everything.
      3. Kant's modes of subjective understanding, such as singularity, universality, or particularity, that organize perceptions into knowledge.
    See also:

    group

  2. A division of persons or things by quality, rank, or grade

      1. One of a series of rows placed one above another:
      2. A rank or class.
      3. To arrange (something) into or rise in tiers:
      1. A relative position in a society.
      2. An official position or grade:
      3. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. An association of states, organizations, or individuals for common action; an alliance.
      2. An association of teams or clubs that compete chiefly among themselves.
      3. A class or level of competition:
      1. A stage or degree in a process.
      2. A position in a scale of size, quality, or intensity:
      3. An accepted level or standard.
      1. A simple rigid structure in the shape of an L, one arm of which is fixed to a vertical surface, the other projecting horizontally to support a shelf or other weight.
      2. A small shelf or shelves supported by such structures.
      3. A decorative or weight-bearing structural unit, two sides of which form a right angle with one arm flush against a wall and the other flush beneath a projecting surface, such as eaves or a bay window.
  3. Degree of excellence

      1. An inherent or distinguishing characteristic; a property:
      2. A personal trait, especially a character trait:
      3. Essential character; nature:
      1. A stage or degree in a process.
      2. A position in a scale of size, quality, or intensity:
      3. An accepted level or standard.
      1. The diameter of the inside of a round cylinder, such as a tube.
      2. The diameter of the bore of a firearm, usually shown in hundredths or thousandths of an inch and expressed in writing or print in terms of a decimal fraction:
      3. The diameter of a large projectile, such as an artillery shell, measured in millimeters or in inches.
    See also:

    value

    be

  4. High style in quality, manner, or dress

      1. The act of refining.
      2. The result of refining; an improvement or elaboration.
      3. The state or quality of being refined; cultivation, as in manners or taste.
      1. An inherent or distinguishing characteristic; a property:
      2. A personal trait, especially a character trait:
      3. Essential character; nature:
    See also:

    style

Verb
  1. To distribute into groups according to kinds

      1. A group of persons or things of the same general character; a kind.
      2. Character or nature:
      3. One that exemplifies the characteristics of or serves a similar function to another:
      1. To set, force, or keep apart:
      2. To put space between; space apart or scatter:
      3. To form a border or barrier between (two areas or groups):
      1. A small compartment or recess, as in a desk, for holding papers; a cubbyhole.
      2. A specific, often oversimplified category.
      3. The small hole or holes in a pigeon loft for nesting.
      1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      2. A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
      1. To arrange or organize according to class or category.
      2. To designate (a document, for example) as confidential, secret, or top secret.
      1. To put into a category or categories; classify.
      1. To separate into groups according to kind; classify.
      2. To supply with (an appropriate variety or assortment, as of goods).
      3. To agree in kind; fall into the same class.
    See also:

    collect

  2. To assign to a class or classes

      1. A quantity measured with respect to another measured quantity:
      2. A measure of a part with respect to a whole; a proportion:
      3. The cost per unit of a commodity or service:
      1. A relative position in a society.
      2. An official position or grade:
      3. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
      1. A number or grouping of things in the same category or within specified limits:
      2. An amount or extent of variation:
      3. The gamut of tones that a voice or instrument is capable of producing.
      1. An area with definite or indefinite boundaries; a portion of space.
      2. Room or space, especially adequate space:
      3. The particular portion of space occupied by or allocated to a person or thing.
      1. A small compartment or recess, as in a desk, for holding papers; a cubbyhole.
      2. A specific, often oversimplified category.
      3. The small hole or holes in a pigeon loft for nesting.
      1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      2. A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
      1. A stage or degree in a process.
      2. A position in a scale of size, quality, or intensity:
      3. An accepted level or standard.
      1. To divide and dispense in portions.
      2. To supply (goods) to retailers.
      3. To deliver or pass out:
      1. To arrange or organize according to class or category.
      2. To designate (a document, for example) as confidential, secret, or top secret.
      1. To put into a category or categories; classify.

Another word for class

Noun
  1. A classification

      1. A sound of distinct pitch, quality, and duration; a note.
      2. The interval of a major second in the diatonic scale; a whole step.
      3. A recitational melody in a Gregorian chant.
      1. One's usual mood; temperament:
      2. A habitual inclination; a tendency:
      3. A physical property or tendency:
      1. A way in which something can be viewed by the mind:
      2. A characteristic or feature of something:
      3. A particular look or facial expression; mien:
      1. Something owned; a possession.
      2. A piece of real estate:
      3. Something tangible or intangible to which its owner has legal title:
      1. A line, mark, smear, or band differentiated by color or texture from its surroundings.
      2. An inherent, often contrasting quality:
      3. A ray or flash of light:
      1. A number or grouping of things in the same category or within specified limits:
      2. An amount or extent of variation:
      3. The gamut of tones that a voice or instrument is capable of producing.
      1. Position relative to that of others; standing:
      2. High standing; prestige:
      3. The legal character or condition of a person or thing:
      1. A long narrow band distinguished, as by color or texture, from the surrounding material or surface.
      2. A textile pattern of parallel bands or lines on a contrasting background.
      3. A fabric having such a pattern.
      1. To bring down (the foot) forcibly.
      2. To bring the foot down onto (an object or surface) forcibly.
      3. To cause to be dislodged by stomping the feet:
      1. The act of selecting something:
      2. One that is selected, such as a literary or musical text chosen for reading or performance:
      3. A carefully chosen or representative collection of people or things:
      1. The shape and structure of an object:
      2. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal; figure:
      3. A model of the human figure or part of it used for displaying clothes.
      1. A recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behavior that is acquired through frequent repetition:
      2. An established disposition of the mind or character:
      3. Customary manner or practice:
      1. A particular state of mind or emotion:
      2. A pervading impression of an observer:
      3. An instance or spell of sulking or angry behavior:
      1. A word or words by which an entity is designated and distinguished from others.
      2. A word or group of words used to describe or evaluate, often disparagingly:
      3. Representation or repute, as opposed to reality:
      1. A person or thing from which something comes into being or is derived or obtained:
      2. The point of origin of a stream or river.
      3. One, such as a person or document, that supplies information:
      1. A branching, hair-like structure that grows on the wings of birds that allows their wings to create lift.
      2. Long hair on the lower legs of a dog or horse, especially a draft horse, notably the Clydesdale breed. Narrowly only the rear hair.
      3. One of the fins or wings on the shaft of an arrow.
      1. A small, dry, one-seeded fruit of a cereal grass, having the fruit and the seed walls united:
      2. The fruits of cereal grasses especially after having been harvested, considered as a group:
      3. A cereal grass:
      1. To cause to exist or happen; bring about; create:
      2. To bring into existence by shaping, modifying, or putting together material; construct:
      3. To form by assembling individuals or constituents:
      1. An association of states, organizations, or individuals for common action; an alliance.
      2. An association of teams or clubs that compete chiefly among themselves.
      3. A class or level of competition:
      1. A territory governed as an administrative or political unit of a country or empire.
      2. A division of territory under the jurisdiction of a metropolitan.
      3. Areas of a country situated away from the capital or population center.
      1. The uppermost or forwardmost part of the body of a vertebrate, containing the brain and the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and jaws.
      2. The analogous part of an invertebrate organism.
      3. The length or height of such a part:
      1. The act of persuading or the state of being persuaded:
      2. The ability or power to persuade:
      3. A strongly held opinion; a conviction:
      1. Any of the membranous tubes that form a branching system and carry blood to the heart from the cells, tissues, and organs of the body.
      2. A blood vessel of any kind; a vein or artery:
      3. One of the strands of vascular tissue that form the conducting and supporting framework in a leaf or other expanded plant organ.
      1. A force or principle believed to animate living beings.
      2. A force or principle believed to animate humans and often to endure after departing from the body of a person at death; the soul.
      3. The Holy Spirit.
      1. The young of certain animals, especially a group of young birds hatched at one time and cared for together.
      2. The children in one family.
      3. To focus the attention on a subject persistently and moodily; worry:
      1. A three-dimensional surface, all points of which are equidistant from a fixed point.
      2. A spherical object or figure.
      3. A celestial body, such as a planet or star.
      1. To modify by the addition of a moderating element; moderate:
      2. To bring to a desired consistency, texture, hardness, or other physical condition by blending, admixing, or kneading:
      3. To harden or strengthen (metal or glass) by application of heat or by heating and cooling.
      1. The act of designating; a marking or pointing out.
      2. Nomination or appointment.
      3. A distinguishing name or title.
      1. An institution for the instruction of children or people under college age.
      2. An institution for instruction in a skill or business:
      3. A college or university.
      1. The manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting characteristic of a specific person:
      2. The distinguishing mental and physical characteristics of a human according to medieval physiology, resulting from dominance of one of the four humors.
      3. Excessive irritability or sensitiveness:
      1. A structure that gives shape or support:
      2. The structure or physique of a human or animal body:
      3. An open structure or rim for encasing, holding, or bordering:
      1. The quality that makes something laughable or amusing; funniness:
      2. That which is intended to induce laughter or amusement:
      3. The ability to perceive, enjoy, or express what is amusing, comical, incongruous, or absurd:
      1. The combination of mental characteristics and behavior that distinguishes a person or group.
      2. The distinguishing nature of something.
      3. Moral strength; integrity:
      1. The point at which something comes into existence or from which it derives or is derived.
      2. Ancestry:
      3. The fact of originating; rise or derivation:
      1. The appearance of objects or light sources described in terms of the individual's perception of them, involving hue, lightness, and saturation for objects, and hue, brightness, and saturation for light sources.
      2. The characteristics of light by which the individual is made aware of objects or light sources through the receptors of the eye, described in terms of dominant wavelength, luminance, and purity.
      3. A gradation or variation of this aspect, especially when other than black, white, or gray; a hue:
      1. A set of matching outer garments, especially one consisting of a coat with trousers or a skirt, often worn on formal occasions.
      2. A person, especially an executive, who wears one of these garments at work.
      3. An outfit worn for a special activity:
      1. The material world and its phenomena:
      2. The forces and processes that produce and control these phenomena:
      3. The world of living things and the outdoors:
      1. A territory over which rule or control is exercised.
      2. A sphere of activity, influence, or knowledge:
      3. The set of all possible values of an independent variable of a function.
      1. One of several components; a piece.
      2. A subdivision of a written work.
      3. A distinct portion or provision of a legal code or set of laws, often establishing a particular legal requirement:
      1. a system of church government by priests or other clergy in graded ranks
      2. the group of officials, esp. the highest officials, in such a system
      3. a group of persons or things arranged in order of rank, grade, class, etc.
      1. A landed property, usually of considerable size.
      2. One's property, both real and personal, vested and contingent, especially as disposed of in a will.
      3. The nature and extent of an owner's rights with respect to land or other property.
      1. To put in a specified position or arrangement; place:
      2. To put into a specified state:
      3. To cause to begin an action:
      1. A trademark or distinctive name identifying a product, service, or organization.
      2. A product or service so identified:
      3. An association of positive qualities with a widely recognized name, as of a product line or celebrity:
      1. A number or grouping of things in the same category or within specified limits:
      2. An amount or extent of variation:
      3. The gamut of tones that a voice or instrument is capable of producing.
      1. A category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, marked by a distinctive style, form, or content:
      2. A realistic style of painting that depicts scenes from everyday life.
      3. A type or class:
      1. A secondary woody stem or limb growing from the trunk or main stem of a tree or shrub or from another secondary limb.
      2. A lateral division or subdivision of certain other plant parts, such as a root or flower cluster.
      3. A secondary outgrowth or subdivision of a main axis, such as the tine of a deer's antlers.
      1. The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
      2. A number or collection of varied things, especially of a particular group; an assortment:
      3. Something that is distinguished from others of the same kind by a specific characteristic or set of characteristics:
      1. A group of closely related organisms that are very similar to each other and are usually capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. The species is the fundamental category of taxonomic classification, ranking below a genus or subgenus. Species names are represented in binomial nomenclature by an uncapitalized Latin adjective or noun following a capitalized genus name, as in Ananas comosus, the pineapple, and Equus caballus, the horse.
      2. A class of individuals or objects grouped by virtue of their common attributes and assigned a common name; a division subordinate to a genus.
      3. A set of atoms, molecules, ions, or other chemical entities that possess the same distinct characteristics with respect to a chemical process or measurement.
      1. A principal administrative division of a government:
      2. A division of a business specializing in a particular product or service:
      3. A division of a school or college dealing with a particular field of knowledge:
      1. A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
      2. One of a series of kinds, values, or sizes, as in a system of currency or weights:
      3. A name or designation, especially for a class or group.
      1. The act or process of collecting.
      2. A group of objects or works to be seen, studied, or kept together.
      3. A line of products produced for one season, as those developed by a designer:
      1. A quantity measured with respect to another measured quantity:
      2. A measure of a part with respect to a whole; a proportion:
      3. The cost per unit of a commodity or service:
      1. An inherent or distinguishing characteristic; a property:
      2. A personal trait, especially a character trait:
      3. Essential character; nature:
      1. A group of people forming a distinct unit within a larger group by virtue of certain refinements or distinctions of belief or practice.
      2. A religious body, especially one that has separated from a larger denomination.
      3. A faction united by common interests or beliefs.
      1. A hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance.
      2. A frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped.
      3. Something that is made in or shaped on a mold.
      1. To throw (something, especially something light):
      2. To throw with force; hurl:
      3. To throw or propel a lure or bait at the end of (a fishing line) into the water so as to catch fish or other aquatic life.
      1. A fundamental social group in society typically consisting of one or two parents and their children.
      2. The children of one of these groups:
      3. A group of persons related by descent or marriage:
      1. A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a class or its subdivisions and above an order.
      1. A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a class and above an order.
      2. A subdivision of a set or class.
      1. A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a phylum and above a class.
      1. A taxonomic category of organisms ranking below a kingdom and above a class. In the classification of plants, division often replaces phylum.
      2. A large division of possibly genetically related families of languages or linguistic stocks.
      1. The act or process of subdividing.
      2. A subdivided part.
      3. An area of real estate subdivided into individual lots.
      1. A political or territorial unit ruled by a sovereign.
      2. The eternal spiritual sovereignty of God or Christ.
      3. The realm of this sovereignty.
      1. A number of people or things having in common traits or characteristics that distinguish them as a group or class:
      2. A person or thing having the features of a group or class:
      3. An example or a model having the ideal features of a group or class; an embodiment:
      1. To produce (offspring); give birth to or hatch.
      2. To bring about; engender:
      3. To cause to reproduce, especially by controlled mating and selection:
      1. The act of distinguishing; differentiation:
      2. The condition or fact of being dissimilar or distinct; difference:
      3. A distinguishing factor, attribute, or characteristic:
      1. A taxonomic category ranking below a family and above a species and designating a group of species that are presumed to be closely related and usually exhibit similar characteristics. In a scientific name, the genus name is capitalized and italicized, for example, Ovis for sheep and related animals.
      2. A class of objects divided into subordinate species having certain common attributes.
      3. A class, group, or kind with common attributes.
      1. Relative position or rank on a scale:
      2. A relative degree, as of achievement, intensity, or concentration:
      3. A natural or proper position, place, or stage:
      1. Status with respect to rank, reputation, or position in society or a profession:
      2. High reputation; esteem:
      3. Continuance in time; duration:
      1. A stage or degree in a process.
      2. A position in a scale of size, quality, or intensity:
      3. An accepted level or standard.
      1. A relative position in a society.
      2. An official position or grade:
      3. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. One of a series of steps in a process, course, or progression; a stage:
      2. A step in a direct hereditary line of descent or ascent:
      3. Relative social or official rank, dignity, or position.
      1. A group of persons or things of the same general character; a kind.
      2. Character or nature:
      3. One that exemplifies the characteristics of or serves a similar function to another:
      1. Having or showing a friendly, generous, sympathetic, or warm-hearted nature.
      2. Agreeable or beneficial:
      1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      2. A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
      1. The act or process of dividing.
      2. The state of having been divided.
      3. The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
      1. A specifically defined division in a system of classification; a class.
      2. Aristotle's modes of objective being, such as quality, quantity, or relation, that are inherent in everything.
      3. Kant's modes of subjective understanding, such as singularity, universality, or particularity, that organize perceptions into knowledge.
  2. A division of society

      1. The point at which something comes into existence or from which it derives or is derived.
      2. Ancestry:
      3. The fact of originating; rise or derivation:
      1. The act of extracting or the condition of being extracted.
      2. Something obtained by extracting; an extract.
      3. Origin; lineage:
      1. A landed property, usually of considerable size.
      2. One's property, both real and personal, vested and contingent, especially as disposed of in a will.
      3. The nature and extent of an owner's rights with respect to land or other property.
      1. A half.
      2. A part, portion, or share.
      3. Either of two kinship groups based on unilateral descent that together make up a tribe or society.
      1. A unit of sociopolitical organization consisting of a number of families, clans, or other groups who share a common ancestry and culture and among whom leadership is typically neither formalized nor permanent.
      2. Any of the three divisions of the ancient Romans, namely, the Latin, Sabine, and Etruscan.
      3. Any of the 12 divisions of ancient Israel.
      1. To pull, draw, or stretch tight:
      2. To cause distortion of (a body's parts or shape) by applying an external force; deform.
      3. To exert, use, or tax to the utmost:
      1. A mode or state of being:
      2. Existing circumstances:
      3. Social position; rank.
      1. Direct descent from a particular ancestor; ancestry.
      2. Derivation.
      3. The descendants of a common ancestor considered to be the founder of the line.
      1. A condition or mode of being, as with regard to circumstances:
      2. A condition of being in a stage or form, as of structure, growth, or development:
      3. A mental or emotional condition:
      1. a system of church government by priests or other clergy in graded ranks
      2. the group of officials, esp. the highest officials, in such a system
      3. a group of persons or things arranged in order of rank, grade, class, etc.
      1. A power affecting a person, thing, or course of events, especially one that operates without any direct or apparent effort:
      2. Power to sway or affect based on prestige, wealth, ability, or position:
      3. A person who exerts such power:
      1. Ancestral descent or lineage.
      2. Ancestors considered as a group.
      1. The emergence and separation of offspring from the body of the mother.
      2. The act or process of bearing young; parturition:
      3. The circumstances or conditions relating to this event, as its time or location:
      1. The act or an instance of descending:
      2. A way down:
      3. A downward incline or passage; a slope:
      1. A person or thing from which something comes into being or is derived or obtained:
      2. The point of origin of a stream or river.
      3. One, such as a person or document, that supplies information:
      1. The act or process of deriving.
      2. The state or fact of being derived; origination:
      3. Something derived; a derivative.
      1. A group of persons:
      2. One's companions or associates:
      3. A guest or guests:
      1. The ability or capacity to act or do something effectively:
      2. A specific capacity, faculty, or aptitude:
      3. Physical strength or force exerted or capable of being exerted:
      1. A record or table of the descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or ancestors; a family tree.
      2. Direct descent from an ancestor; lineage or pedigree.
      3. The study or investigation of ancestry and family histories.
      1. The fact, state, or right of coming before in time, order, or position:
      2. Priority claimed or received because of greater importance:
      3. A ceremonial order of rank or preference, especially as observed on formal occasions:
      1. The act of connecting.
      2. The state of being connected.
      3. One that connects; a link:
      1. A place or location.
      2. The right or appropriate place:
      3. A strategic area occupied by members of a force:
      1. One of a series of steps in a process, course, or progression; a stage:
      2. A step in a direct hereditary line of descent or ascent:
      3. Relative social or official rank, dignity, or position.
      1. An identifying name given to a book, play, film, musical composition, or other work.
      2. A general or descriptive heading, as of a book chapter.
      3. A written work that is published or about to be published:
      1. The level of respect at which a person or thing is regarded by others; standing:
      2. Good reputation; honor:
      3. Great respect or importance:
      1. The totality of people regarded as forming a community of interdependent individuals:
      2. A group of people broadly distinguished from other groups by mutual interests, participation in characteristic relationships, shared institutions, and a common culture:
      3. An organization or association of persons engaged in a common profession, activity, or interest:
      1. A line of ancestors; a lineage.
      2. A list of ancestors; a family tree.
      3. A chart of an individual's ancestors used in human genetics to analyze Mendelian inheritance of certain traits, especially of familial diseases.