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class

 
Noun class has 8 senses
  1. class, social class, socio-economic class - people having the same social or economic status; "the working class"; "an emerging professional class"
    --1 is a kind of people
    --1 is a member of class structure
    --1 has particulars:
     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; caste; upper class, upper crust; ninja; firing line; immigrant class; center; old school; market; craft, trade; womanhood, woman
    Derived forms: verb classify3, verb classify1
  2. class, form, grade - a body of students who are taught together; "early morning classes are always sleepy"
    --2 is a kind of gathering, assemblage
    --2 has particulars:
     sixth form; biology class; chemistry class; English class; first grade; master class; physics class; Sunday school class
  3. course, course of study, course of instruction, class - education imparted in a series of lessons or class meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"
    --3 is a kind of education, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, educational activity
    --3 has parts:
     coursework; lesson; lecture, lecturing; course session, class period, recitation
    --3 has particulars:
     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
  4. class, category, family - a collection of things sharing a common attribute; "there are two classes of detergents"
    --4 is a kind of collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
    --4 has members: superphylum
    --4 has particulars:
     Larvacea, class Larvacea; Diplopoda, class Diplopoda, Myriapoda, class Myriapoda; Malacostraca, subclass Malacostraca; grammatical category, syntactic category; substitution class, paradigm; stamp; sex; declension; conjugation; denomination
    Derived forms: verb classify3, verb class1, verb classify1
  5. class, year - a body of students who graduate together; "the class of '97"; "she was in my year at Hoehandle High"
    --5 is a kind of gathering, assemblage
    --5 has particulars:
     graduating class; senior class; junior class; sophomore class; freshman class
  6. class, division - a league ranked by quality; "he played baseball in class D for two years"; "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA"
    --6 is a kind of league, conference
    Derived forms: verb classify3, verb classify1
  7. class - elegance in dress or behavior; "she has a lot of class"
    --7 is a kind of
    elegance
  8. class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
    --8 is a kind of
    taxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxon
    --8 is a member of phylum
    --8 has member: order
    --8 has particulars:
     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
    Derived forms: verb classify1, verb classify3
Verb class has 1 sense
  1. classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate - arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
    --1 is one way to categorize, categorise
    Derived form: noun class4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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