HyperDic: category

English > 2 senses of the word category:
NOUNgroupcategory, class, familya collection of things sharing a common attribute
cognitioncategorya general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme
category > pronunciation
Soundskae'tahgao.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > category: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA collection of things sharing a common attribute.
Synonymsclass, family
Memberssuperphylum(biology) a taxonomic group ranking between a phylum and below a class or subclass
Narrowerbrass family(music) the family of brass instruments
conjugationA class of verbs having the same inflectional forms
declensionA class of nouns or pronouns or adjectives in Indo-European languages having the same (or very similar) inflectional forms
denominationA class of one kind of unit in a system of numbers or measures or weights or money
grammatical category, syntactic category(grammar) a category of words having the same grammatical properties
histocompatibility complexA family of fifty or more genes on the sixth human chromosome that code for proteins on the surfaces of cells and that play a role in the immune response
sexEither of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
stampA type or class
substitution class, paradigmThe class of all items that can be substituted into the same position (or slot) in a grammatical sentence (are in paradigmatic relation with one another)
violin family(music) the family of bowed stringed instruments
woodwind family(music) the family of woodwind instruments
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishcategoría, clase, familia
Catalancategoria, classe, família
Adjectivescategorialof or relating to the concept of categories
categorical, categoricrelating to or included in a category or categories
Verbscategorizeplace into or assign to a category / category
English > category: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme.
Narrowerkind, sort, form, varietyA category of things distinguished by some common characteristic / characteristic or quality
pigeonholeA specific (often simplistic) category
rubriccategory name
wayA general category of things
Broaderconcept, conception, constructAn abstract or general idea inferred / inferred / inferred / inferred or derived from specific instances
Spanishcategoria, categoría
Catalancategoria
Adjectivescategorialof or relating to the concept of categories
categoricalrelating to or included in a category or categories
Verbscategorizeplace into or assign to a category / category

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