HyperDic: caste

English > 4 senses of the word caste:
NOUNstatecastesocial status or position conferred by a system based on class
groupcaste(Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus
groupcastea social class separated from others by distinctions of hereditary rank or profession or wealth
groupcastein some social insects (such as ants) a physically distinct individual or group of individuals specialized to perform certain functions in the colony
caste > pronunciation
Soundskae'st
Rhymesaghast ... vast: 42 rhymes with aest...
English > caste: 4 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningsocial status or position conferred by a system based on class.
Example"lose caste by doing work beneath one's station"
Broaderstatus, positionThe relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
Spanishcasta
Catalancasta
English > caste: 4 senses > noun 2, group
Meaning(Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus; stratified according to ritual purity.
CategoryHinduism, HindooismA body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system
Narrowerjati(Hinduism) a Hindu caste or distinctive / distinctive social group of which there are thousands throughout India
Broaderclass, stratum, social class, socio-economic classPeople having the same social, economic, or educational status
Spanishcasta
English > caste: 4 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA social class separated from others by distinctions of hereditary rank or profession or wealth.
Broaderclass, stratum, social class, socio-economic classPeople having the same social, economic, or educational status
Spanishcasta
English > caste: 4 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningIn some social insects (such as ants) a physically distinct individual or group of individuals specialized to perform certain functions in the colony.
Categoryentomology, bugologyThe branch of zoology that studies insects
Part ofcolonyA group of organisms of the same type living or growing together
Broaderanimal groupA group of animals

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