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  Definition of Class
  1. education imparted in a series of lessons or class meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"
  2. elegance in dress or behavior; "she has a lot of class"
  3. people having the same social or economic status; "the working class"; "an emerging professional class"
  4. a collection of things sharing a common attribute; "there are two classes of detergents"
  5. (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
  6. a body of students who are taught together; "early morning classes are always sleepy"
  7. a body of students who graduate together; "the class of ''97"; "she was in my year at Hoehandle High"
  8. a league ranked by quality; "he played baseball in class D for two years"; "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA"
  9. arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
Similar Words: course, course of study, course of instruction, social class, socio-economic class, category, family, form, grade, year, division, classify, sort, assort, sort out, separate


Hyponyms: adult education, art class, childbirth-preparation class, correspondence course, course of lectures, extension course, home study, industrial arts, orientation course, orientation, propaedeutic, propaedeutics, refresher course, refresher, seminar, shop class, shop, workshop, world, domain, age class, agriculture, brotherhood, fraternity, sodality, estate, estate of the realm, labor, labour, working class, proletariat, lower class, middle class, bourgeoisie, booboisie, commonalty, commonality, commons, peasantry, demimonde, underworld, yeomanry, caste, upper class, upper crust, ninja, firing line, immigrant class, center, old school, market, craft, trade, womanhood, woman, Larvacea, class Larvacea, Diplopoda, class Diplopoda, Myriapoda, class Myriapoda, Malacostraca, subclass Malacostraca, grammatical category, syntactic category, substitution class, paradigm, stamp, declension, conjugation, denomination, Schizomycetes, class Schizomycetes, class Cyanobacteria, Cyanophyceae, class Cyanophyceae, Sarcodina, class Sarcodina, Actinopoda, subclass Actinopoda, Rhizopoda, subclass Rhizopoda, Ciliata, class Ciliata, Ciliophora, class Ciliophora, Infusoria, subclass Infusoria, Chrysophyceae, class Chrysophyceae, Heterokontae, class Heterokontae, Xanthophyceae, class Xanthophyceae, Bacillariophyceae, class Bacillariophyceae, Diatomophyceae, class Diatomophyceae, Phaeophyceae, class Phaeophyceae, Cyclosporeae, class Cyclosporeae, Euglenophyceae, class Euglenophyceae, Chlorophyceae, class Chlorophyceae, Ulvophyceae, class Ulvophyceae, Charophyceae, class Charophyceae, Rhodophyceae, class Rhodophyceae, Mastigophora, class Mastigophora, Flagellata, class Flagellata, Zoomastigina, subclass Zoomastigina, Phytomastigina, subclass Phytomastigina, Cryptophyceae, class Cryptophyceae, Sporozoa, class Sporozoa, Telosporidia, subclass Telosporidia, Acnidosporidia, subclass Acnidosporidia, Cnidosporidia, subclass Cnidosporidia, Ascidiaceae, class Ascidiaceae, Thaliacea, class Thaliacea, Agnatha, superclass Agnatha, Gnathostomata, superclass Gnathostomata, Placodermi, class Placodermi, Chondrichthyes, class Chondrichthyes, Holocephali, subclass Holocephali, Elasmobranchii, subclass Elasmobranchii, Selachii, subclass Selachii, Aves, class Aves, Archaeornithes, subclass Archaeornithes, Amphibia, class Amphibia, Reptilia, class Reptilia, Anapsida, subclass Anapsida, Lepidosauria, subclass Lepidosauria, Archosauria, subclass Archosauria, Synapsida, subclass Synapsida, Chelicerata, superclass Chelicerata, Arachnida, class Arachnida, superclass Myriapoda, Pauropoda, class Pauropoda, Symphyla, class Symphyla, Tardigrada, class Tardigrada, Chilopoda, class Chilopoda, Mammalia, class Mammalia, Prototheria, subclass Prototheria, Pantotheria, subclass Pantotheria, Metatheria, subclass Metatheria, Eutheria, subclass Eutheria, Hyalospongiae, class Hyalospongiae, Scyphozoa, class Scyphozoa, Hydrozoa, class Hydrozoa, Anthozoa, class Anthozoa, Actinozoa, class Actinozoa, Nuda, class Nuda, Tentaculata, class Tentaculata, Turbellaria, class Turbellaria, Trematoda, class Trematoda, Cestoda, class Cestoda, Aphasmidia, class Aphasmidia, Phasmidia, class Phasmidia, Archiannelida, class Archiannelida, Oligochaeta, class Oligochaeta, Polychaeta, class Polychaeta, Hirudinea, class Hirudinea, Scaphopoda, class Scaphopoda, Gastropoda, class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, class Gasteropoda, Opisthobranchia, subclass Opisthobranchia, Amphineura, subclass Amphineura, Polyplacophora, class Polyplacophora, Bivalvia, class Bivalvia, Lamellibranchia, class Lamellibranchia, class Pelecypoda, Cephalopoda, class Cephalopoda, Dibranchiata, subclass Dibranchiata, Dibranchia, subclass Dibranchia, Crustacea, class Crustacea, Entomostraca, subclass Entomostraca, Branchiopoda, subclass Branchiopoda, Copepoda, subclass Copepoda, Ostracoda, subclass Ostracoda, Cirripedia, subclass Cirripedia, Onychophora, class Onychophora, Insecta, class Insecta, Hexapoda, class Hexapoda, Exopterygota, subclass Exopterygota, Hemimetabola, Asteroidea, class Asteroidea, Ophiuroidea, class Ophiuroidea, Ophiurida, subclass Ophiurida, Euryalida, subclass Euryalida, Echinoidea, class Echinoidea, Crinoidea, class Crinoidea, Holothuroidea, class Holothuroidea, Hominoidea, superfamily Hominoidea, Channidae, class Channidae, Osteichthyes, class Osteichthyes, Crossopterygii, subclass Crossopterygii, Dipnoi, subclass Dipnoi, Teleostei, subclass Teleostei, Anthoceropsida, class Anthoceropsida, Bryopsida, class Bryopsida, Musci, class Musci, Hepaticopsida, class Hepaticopsida, Hepaticae, class Hepaticae, Gymnospermae, class Gymnospermae, Gymnospermophyta, division Gymnospermophyta, Gnetopsida, class Gnetopsida, Gnetophytina, subdivision Gnetophytina, Gnetophyta, Cycadopsida, class Cycadopsida, Cycadophytina, subdivision Cycadophytina, Cycadophyta, subdivision Cycadophyta, Pteridospermopsida, class Pteridospermopsida, Coniferopsida, class Coniferopsida, Coniferophytina, subdivision Coniferophytina, Coniferophyta, Pinopsida, class Pinopsida, Pinophytina, subdivision Pinophytina, Taxopsida, class Taxopsida, Taxophytina, subdivision Taxophytina, Ginkgopsida, class Ginkgopsida, Ginkgophytina, subdivision Ginkgophytina, Ginkgophyta, Angiospermae, class Angiospermae, Magnoliophyta, division Magnoliophyta, Anthophyta, division Anthophyta, Dicotyledones, class Dicotyledones, Dicotyledonae, class Dicotyledonae, Magnoliopsida, class Magnoliopsida, Magnoliidae, subclass Magnoliidae, ranalian complex, Monocotyledones, class Monocotyledones, Monocotyledonae, class Monocotyledonae, Liliopsida, class Liliopsida, Alismatidae, subclass Alismatidae, Arecidae, subclass Arecidae, Commelinidae, subclass Commelinidae, Caryophyllidae, subclass Caryophyllidae, Asteridae, subclass Asteridae, Rosidae, subclass Rosidae, Hamamelidae, subclass Hamamelidae, Dilleniidae, subclass Dilleniidae, Liliidae, subclass Liliidae, Zygomycetes, class Zygomycetes, Myxomycetes, class Myxomycetes, Acrasiomycetes, class Acrasiomycetes, Oomycetes, class Oomycetes, Chytridiomycetes, class Chytridiomycetes, Eumycetes, class Eumycetes, Deuteromycetes, class Deuteromycetes, Basidiomycetes, class Basidiomycetes, Homobasidiomycetes, subclass Homobasidiomycetes, Heterobasidiomycetes, subclass Heterobasidiomycetes, Hymenomycetes, class Hymenomycetes, Ascomycetes, class Ascomycetes, Euascomycetes, subclass Euascomycetes, Hemiascomycetes, class Hemiascomycetes, Plectomycetes, class Plectomycetes, Pyrenomycetes, class Pyrenomycetes, Discomycetes, subclass Discomycetes, Gasteromycetes, class Gasteromycetes, Gastromycetes, class Gastromycetes, Tiliomycetes, class Tiliomycetes, Filicopsida, class Filicopsida, Filicinae, class Filicinae, Psilopsida, class Psilopsida, Psilotatae, class Psilotatae, Sphenopsida, class Sphenopsida, Equisetatae, class Equisetatae, Lycopsida, class Lycopsida, Lycopodiate, class Lycopodiate, Lycopodineae, class Lycopodineae, sixth form, biology class, chemistry class, English class, first grade, master class, physics class, Sunday school class, graduating class, senior class, junior class, sophomore class, freshman class, unitize, unitise, catalogue, catalog, isolate, refer, reclassify, size, dichotomize, dichotomise, pigeonhole, stereotype, group, grade, count, number


Entailments: compare


Member Meronyms: class structure, phylum


Derivational Morphology: relegate, classify, sort, assort, sort out, separate, categorize, categorise, categorization, categorisation, classification, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation, assortment, kind, form, variety, sorting, sorter, category, family, division, social class, socio-economic class, classifier


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