HyperDic: class

English > 9 senses of the word class:
NOUNgroupclass, category, familya collection of things sharing a common attribute
groupclass, form, grade, coursea body of students who are taught together
groupclass, stratum, social class, socio-economic classpeople having the same social, economic, or educational status
actclass, course, course of study, course of instructioneducation imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
groupclass, divisiona league ranked by quality
groupclass, yeara body of students who graduate together
groupclass(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
attributeclasselegance in dress or behavior
VERBcognitionclass, classify, sort, assort, sort out, separatearrange or order by classes or categories / categories
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English > class: 9 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA collection of things sharing a common attribute.
Example"there are two classes of detergents"
Synonymscategory, 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
Verbsclassify, classarrange or order by classes or categories / categories
classifyassign to a class or kind
English > class: 9 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA body of students who are taught together.
Example"early morning classes are always sleepy"
Synonymsform, grade, course
Narrowermaster classA class (especially in music) given to talented students by an expert
section, discussion sectionA small class of students who are part of a larger course but are taught separately
Broadergathering, assemblageA group of persons together in one place
Spanishclase, curso
Catalanclasse, curs, grau
English > class: 9 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningPeople having the same social, economic, or educational status.
  • "the working class"
  • "an emerging professional class"
Synonymsstratum, social class, socio-economic class
Member ofclass structureThe organization of classes within a society
Part ofsocietyAn extended social group having a distinctive cultural / cultural and economic organization
Narrowerage classPeople in the same age range
agricultureThe class of people engaged in growing food
booboisieClass consisting of all those who are considered boobs
brotherhood, fraternity, sodalityPeople engaged in a particular occupation
casteA social class separated from others by distinctions of hereditary rank or profession or wealth
caste(Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus
centerpolitically moderate persons
commonalty, commonality, commonsA class composed of persons lacking clerical or noble rank
craft, tradePeople who perform a particular kind of skilled work
demimondeA class of woman not considered respectable because of indiscreet or promiscuous behavior
estate of the realm, estate, the three estatesA major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights
firing lineThe most advanced and responsible group in an activity
immigrant classRecent immigrants who are lumped together as a class by their low socioeconomic status in spite of different cultural / cultural backgrounds
labor, labour, working class, proletariatA social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
lower class, underclassThe social class lowest in the social hierarchy
marketThe customers for a particular product or service
middle class, bourgeoisieThe social class between the lower and upper classes
ninjaA class of 14th century Japanese who were trained in martial arts and were hired for espionage and assassinations
old schoolA class of people favoring / favoring traditional ideas
peasantryThe class of peasants
underworldThe criminal class
upper class, upper crustThe class occupying the highest position in the social hierarchy
womanhood, woman, fair sexwomen as a class
world, domainpeople in general
yeomanryClass of small freeholders who cultivated their own land
Broaderpeople(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
Spanishclase, clase social
Catalanclasse, classe social, estrat
Verbsclassifyarrange or order by classes or categories / categories
classifyassign to a class or kind
English > class: 9 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningeducation imparted in a series of lessons or meetings.
Example "flirting is not unknown in college classes"
Synonymscourse, course of study, course of instruction
Partscourse session, class period, recitationA regularly scheduled session as part of a course of study
courseworkWork assigned to and done by a student during a course of study
lecture, lecturingteaching by giving a discourse on some subject / subject (typically to a class)
lessonA unit of instruction
Narroweradult educationA course (via lectures or correspondence) for adults who are not otherwise engaged in formal study
art classA class in which you learn to draw or paint
childbirth-preparation classA course that teaches pregnant women to use breathing and concentration and exercise techniques to use during labor
correspondence courseA course offered (by mail) by a correspondence school
course of lecturesA series of lectures dealing with a subject / subject
directed studyA course of study that is supervised and controlled by a specialist in the subject
elective course, electiveA course that the student can select from among alternatives
extension courseA course offered as part of an extension service
home studyA course of study carried out at home rather than in a classroom
industrial artsA course in the methods of using tools and machinery as taught in secondary schools and technical schools
orientation course, orientationA course introducing a new situation or environment
propaedeutic, propaedeuticsA course that provides an introduction / introduction to an art or science (or to more advanced study generally)
refresher course, refresherA course that reviews and updates a topic for those who have not kept abreast of developments
required courseA course that all students are required to take
seminarA course offered for a small group of advanced students
shop class, shopA course of instruction in a trade / trade (as carpentry or electricity)
workshopA brief intensive course for a small group
Broadereducation, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activityThe activities of educating / educating or instructing
Spanishasignatura, clase, curso
Catalanclasse, curs
English > class: 9 senses > noun 5, group
MeaningA league ranked by quality.
Example"he played baseball in class D for two years"
Broaderleague, conferenceAn association of sports teams / teams that organizes matches for its members
Spanishcategoría, división
Verbsclassifyarrange or order by classes or categories / categories
classifyassign to a class or kind
English > class: 9 senses > noun 6, group
MeaningA body of students who graduate together.
Example"the class of '97"
Narrowerfreshman classThe first class in college or high school
graduating classThe body of students who graduate together this year
junior classPenultimate class in high school or college
senior classfinal / final grade or class in high school or college
sophomore classThe second class in a four-year college or high school
Broadergathering, assemblageA group of persons together in one place
English > class: 9 senses > noun 7, group
Meaning(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders.
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Member ofphylum(biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants
Membersorder(biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families
NarrowerAcnidosporidia, subclass AcnidosporidiaA subclass of Sporozoa
Acrasiomycetes, class Acrasiomycetescellular slime molds
Actinopoda, subclass Actinopodaheliozoans
Agnatha, superclass Agnathasuperclass of eel-shaped chordates lacking jaws / jaws and pelvic fins
Alismatidae, subclass AlismatidaeOne of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones
Amphineura, subclass AmphineuraA class of Gastropoda
Anapsida, subclass Anapsidaoldest known reptiles
Angiospermae, class Angiospermae, Magnoliophyta, division Magnoliophyta, Anthophyta, division AnthophytaComprising flowering plants that produce seeds enclosed in an ovary
Anthoceropsida, class Anthoceropsidahornworts
Anthozoa, class Anthozoa, Actinozoa, class ActinozoaA large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals
Aphasmidia, class AphasmidiaOne of two subgroups of Nematoda used in some classification systems
Arachnida, class ArachnidaA large class of arthropods including spiders and ticks and scorpions and daddy longlegs
Archaeornithes, subclass ArchaeornithesPrimitive reptile-like fossil birds of the Jurassic or early Cretaceous
Archiannelida, class ArchiannelidaA class of Annelida
Archosauria, subclass ArchosauriaA large subclass of diapsid reptiles including
Arecidae, subclass ArecidaeOne of four subclasses or superorder of Monocotyledones
Ascidiaceae, class Ascidiaceaesometimes classified as an order
Ascomycetes, class Ascomyceteslarge class of higher fungi coextensive with division Ascomycota
Asteridae, subclass AsteridaeA group of mostly sympetalous herbs and some trees and shrubs mostly with 2 fused carpels
Asteroidea, class Asteroideasea stars
Aves, class Aves(ornithology) the class of birds
Bacillariophyceae, class Bacillariophyceae, Diatomophyceae, class Diatomophyceaemarine and freshwater eukaryotic algae
Basidiomycetes, class Basidiomyceteslarge class of higher fungi coextensive with subdivision Basidiomycota
Bivalvia, class Bivalvia, Lamellibranchia, class Lamellibranchia, class Pelecypodaoysters
Branchiopoda, subclass BranchiopodaPrimitive aquatic mainly freshwater crustaceans
Bryopsida, class Bryopsida, Musci, class Muscitrue mosses
Caryophyllidae, subclass CaryophyllidaeA group of families of mostly flowers having basal or central placentation and trinucleate pollen (binucleate pollen is commoner in flowering plants)
Cephalopoda, class Cephalopodaoctopuses
Cestoda, class Cestodatapeworms
Channidae, class Channidaesnakeheads
Charophyceae, class CharophyceaeIn some classifications
Chelicerata, superclass Chelicerataspiders
Chilopoda, class Chilopodaarthropods having the trunk composed of numerous somites each bearing one pair of legs
Chlorophyceae, class Chlorophyceaealgae distinguished chiefly by having flagella and a clear green color, their chlorophyll being masked little if at all by other pigments
Chondrichthyes, class Chondrichthyescartilaginous fishes
Chrysophyceae, class Chrysophyceae, Heterokontae, class HeterokontaeAll the yellow-green algae having flagella of unequal length
Chytridiomycetes, class ChytridiomycetesA class of mostly aquatic fungi
Ciliata, class Ciliata, Ciliophora, class CiliophoraClass of protozoa having cilia or hairlike appendages on part or all of the surface during some part of the life cycle
Cirripedia, subclass Cirripediabarnacles
Cnidosporidia, subclass CnidosporidiaSingle-host parasites of lower vertebrates and invertebrates
Commelinidae, subclass CommelinidaeOne of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones
Coniferopsida, class Coniferopsida, Coniferophytina, subdivision Coniferophytina, Coniferophytacone-bearing gymnosperms dating from the Carboniferous period
Copepoda, subclass Copepodaminute planktonic or parasitic crustaceans
Crinoidea, class Crinoideasea lilies
Crossopterygii, subclass Crossopterygiifishes having paired fins resembling limbs and regarded as ancestral to amphibians
Crustacea, class CrustaceaClass of mandibulate arthropods including
Cryptophyceae, class Cryptophyceaemotile usually brownish-green protozoa-like algae
Cycadopsida, class Cycadopsida, Cycadophytina, subdivision Cycadophytina, Cycadophyta, subdivision Cycadophytapalmlike gymnosperms
Cyclosporeae, class CyclosporeaeIn more recent classifications superseded by the order Fucales
Deuteromycetes, class Deuteromycetesform class
Dibranchiata, subclass Dibranchiata, Dibranchia, subclass DibranchiaComprising all living cephalopods except the family Nautilidae
Dicotyledones, class Dicotyledones, Dicotyledonae, class Dicotyledonae, Magnoliopsida, class MagnoliopsidaComprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves
Dilleniidae, subclass DilleniidaeA group of families of more or less advanced trees and shrubs and herbs having either polypetalous or gamopetalous corollas and often with ovules attached to the walls of the ovary
Diplopoda, class Diplopoda, Myriapoda, class Myriapodaarthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs
Dipnoi, subclass Dipnoibony fishes of the southern hemisphere that breathe by a modified air bladder as well as gills
Discomycetes, subclass DiscomycetesA large and taxonomically difficult group of Ascomycetes in which the fleshy fruiting body is disklike or cup-shaped
Echinoidea, class Echinoideasea urchins and sand dollars
Elasmobranchii, subclass Elasmobranchii, Selachii, subclass Selachiisharks
Entomostraca, subclass EntomostracaIn some older classifications includes the Branchiopoda and Copepoda and Ostracoda and Cirripedia
Euascomycetes, subclass Euascomycetescategory not used in many classification systems
Euglenophyceae, class Euglenophyceaecoextensive with the division Euglenophyta
Eumycetes, class Eumycetescategory used in some classifications
Euryalida, subclass Euryalidabasket stars
Eutheria, subclass EutheriaAll mammals except monotremes and marsupials
Exopterygota, subclass Exopterygota, Hemimetabolasubclass of insects characterized by gradual and usually incomplete metamorphosis
Filicopsida, class Filicopsida, Filicinae, class Filicinaeferns
Gasteromycetes, class Gasteromycetes, Gastromycetes, class Gastromycetesfungi in which the hymenium is enclosed until after spores have matured
Gastropoda, class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, class Gasteropodasnails and slugs and their relatives
Ginkgopsida, class Ginkgopsida, Ginkgophytina, class Ginkgophytina, subdivision Ginkgophytina, subdivision Ginkgophytaginkgos
Gnathostomata, superclass GnathostomataComprising all vertebrates with upper and lower jaws
Gnetopsida, class Gnetopsida, Gnetophytina, subdivision Gnetophytina, Gnetophytagymnospermous flowering plants
Gymnospermae, class Gymnospermae, Gymnospermophyta, division Gymnospermophytaplants having naked seeds not enclosed in an ovary
Hamamelidae, subclass HamamelidaeA group of chiefly woody plants considered among the most primitive of angiosperms
Hemiascomycetes, class HemiascomycetesClass of fungi in which no ascocarps are formed
Hepaticopsida, class Hepaticopsida, Hepaticae, class Hepaticaeliverworts
Heterobasidiomycetes, subclass Heterobasidiomycetescategory used in some classification systems for various basidiomycetous fungi including rusts and smuts
Hirudinea, class Hirudineahermaphroditic aquatic or terrestrial / terrestrial or parasitic annelids
Holocephali, subclass Holocephalichimaeras and extinct forms
Holothuroidea, class HolothuroideaClass of echinoderms including the sea cucumbers
Hominoidea, superfamily Hominoideaanthropoid apes and human beings
Homobasidiomycetes, subclass Homobasidiomycetescategory used in some classification systems for various basidiomycetous fungi including e.g. mushrooms and puffballs which are usually placed in the classes ... / classes Gasteromycetes and Hymenomycetes
Hyalospongiae, class Hyalospongiaesponges with siliceous spicules that have six rays
Hydrozoa, class Hydrozoacoelenterates typically having alternation of generations
Hymenomycetes, class HymenomycetesUsed in some classifications
Infusoria, subclass InfusoriaIn some recent classifications, coextensive with the Ciliata
Insecta, class Insecta, Hexapoda, class Hexapodainsects
Larvacea, class Larvaceasmall free-swimming tunicates
Lepidosauria, subclass Lepidosauriadiapsid reptiles
Liliidae, subclass LiliidaeOne of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones
Lycopodineae, class LycopodineaeAlternative designation for the class Lycopsida
Lycopsida, class Lycopsida, Lycopodiate, class Lycopodiateclub mosses and related forms
Magnoliidae, subclass Magnoliidae, ranalian complexA group of families of trees and shrubs and herbs having well-developed perianths and apocarpous ovaries and generally regarded as the most primitive extant flowering plants
Malacostraca, subclass Malacostracalargest subclass of Crustacea including most of the well-known marine, freshwater, and terrestrial / terrestrial crustaceans
Mammalia, class Mammaliawarm-blooded vertebrates characterized by mammary glands in the female
Mastigophora, class Mastigophora, Flagellata, class Flagellataprotozoa having flagella
Metatheria, subclass Metatheriapouched animals
Monocotyledones, class Monocotyledones, Monocotyledonae, class Monocotyledonae, Liliopsida, class LiliopsidaComprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves
Myxomycetes, class MyxomycetesThe class of true slime molds
Nuda, class Nudactenophores lacking tentacles
Oligochaeta, class Oligochaetaearthworms
Onychophora, class Onychophoraenigmatic small elongated wormlike terrestrial / terrestrial invertebrates of damp dark habitats in warm regions
Oomycetes, class Oomycetesnonphotosynthetic fungi that resemble algae and that reproduce by forming oospores
Ophiurida, subclass Ophiuridabrittle stars
Ophiuroidea, class Ophiuroideabrittle stars and basket stars
Opisthobranchia, subclass Opisthobranchiagastropods having the gills when present posterior to the heart and having no operculum
Osteichthyes, class OsteichthyesA class of fish having a skeleton composed of bone in addition to cartilage
Ostracoda, subclass Ostracodaseed shrimps
Pantotheria, subclass Pantotheriageneralized extinct mammals widespread during the Jurassic
Pauropoda, class PauropodaAn obscure class of minute arthropods with branched antennae and 8 to 10 pairs of legs
Phaeophyceae, class Phaeophyceaebrown algae
Phasmidia, class PhasmidiaOne of two subgroups of Nematoda used in some classification systems
Phytomastigina, subclass Phytomastiginaplantlike flagellates containing chlorophyll
Pinopsida, class Pinopsida, Pinophytina, subdivision PinophytinaMost conifers
Placodermi, class PlacodermiExtinct group of bony-plated fishes with primitive jaws
Plectomycetes, class PlectomycetesClass of fungi in which the fruiting body is a cleistothecium (it releases spores only on decay or disintegration)
Polychaeta, class Polychaetamarine annelid worms
Polyplacophora, class Polyplacophorasmall class of marine mollusks comprising the chitons
Prototheria, subclass PrototheriaEchidnas
Psilopsida, class Psilopsida, Psilotatae, class Psilotataewhisk ferns
Pteridospermopsida, class PteridospermopsidaExtinct gymnosperms most of Carboniferous to Jurassic
Pyrenomycetes, class PyrenomycetesClass of fungi in which the fruiting body is a perithecium
Reptilia, class ReptiliaClass of cold-blooded air-breathing vertebrates with completely ossified skeleton and a body usually covered with scales or horny plates
Rhizopoda, subclass RhizopodaCreeping protozoans
Rhodophyceae, class Rhodophyceaecoextensive with the Rhodophyta
Rosidae, subclass RosidaeA group of trees and shrubs and herbs mostly with polypetalous flowers
Sarcodina, class SarcodinaCharacterized by the formation of pseudopods for locomotion and taking food
Scaphopoda, class Scaphopodasmall class of bilaterally symmetrical marine forms comprising the tooth shells
Schizomycetes, class SchizomycetesA former classification
Scyphozoa, class Scyphozoacoelenterates in which the polyp stage / stage is absent or at least inconspicuous
Sphenopsida, class Sphenopsida, Equisetatae, class Equisetataehorsetails and related forms
Sporozoa, class Sporozoastrictly parasitic protozoans that are usually immobile
Symphyla, class Symphylasmall class of minute arthropods
Synapsida, subclass SynapsidaExtinct reptiles of the Permian to Jurassic considered ancestral to mammals
Tardigrada, class TardigradaIn some classifications considered a separate phylum
Taxopsida, class Taxopsida, Taxophytina, subdivision Taxophytinayews
Teleostei, subclass Teleosteilarge diverse group of bony fishes
Telosporidia, subclass TelosporidiaParasitic sporozoans that form spores containing one or more infective sporozoites
Tentaculata, class Tentaculatactenophores have retractile tentacles
Thaliacea, class Thaliaceasmall class of free-swimming tunicates
Tiliomycetes, class Tiliomycetescategory used in some systems to comprise the two orders Ustilaginales (smuts) and Uredinales (rusts)
Trematoda, class TrematodaParasitic flatworms (including flukes)
Turbellaria, class TurbellariaFree-living flatworms
Ulvophyceae, class UlvophyceaeAlternative name for the class Chlorophyceae in some classifications
Xanthophyceae, class Xanthophyceaeyellow-green algae
Zoomastigina, subclass ZoomastiginaIn some classifications considered a phylum of the kingdom Protista
Zygomycetes, class ZygomycetesClass of fungi coextensive with subdivision Zygomycota
amphibia, class AmphibiaThe class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water
class Cyanobacteria, Cyanophyceae, class Cyanophyceaephotosynthetic bacteria found in fresh and salt water, having chlorophyll a and phycobilins
superclass MyriapodaUsed in some classifications to encompass the millipedes (Diplopoda) and centipedes (Chilopoda)
Broadertaxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxonanimal or plant group having natural relations
Verbsclassifyarrange or order by classes or categories / categories
classifyassign to a class or kind
English > class: 9 senses > noun 8, attribute
Meaningelegance in dress or behavior.
Example"she has a lot of class"
BroadereleganceA refined quality of gracefulness and good taste
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Adjectivesclassyelegant and fashionable
English > class: 9 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningArrange or order by classes or categories / categories.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
Synonymsclassify, sort, assort, sort out, separate
EntailscompareExamine and note the similarities or differences of
Entailed byidentify, discover, key, key out, distinguish, describe, nameidentify as in botany or biology, for example
Narrowercatalogue, catalogMake an itemized list or catalog of
count, numberput into a group
dichotomize, dichotomisedivide into two opposing groups or kinds
gradeDetermine the grade of or assign a grade to
groupArrange into a group or groups
isolateseparate (experiences) from the emotions relating to them
pigeonhole, stereotype, stamptreat or classify according to a mental stereotype
reclassifyclassify anew, change the previous classification
referthink of, regard, or classify under a subsuming principle / principle or with a general group or in relation to another
sizesort according to size
unitize, unitiseseparate or classify into units
Broadercategorize, categoriseplace into or assign to a category / category
Spanishclasificar, ordenar, separar
Catalanclassificar, separar
Nounsclassa collection of things sharing a common attribute

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