English Synonyms and Antonyms
A class is a number or body of persons or objects having common pursuits, purposes, attributes, or characteristics. A caste is hereditary; a class may be independent of lineage or descent; membership in a caste is supposed to be for life; membership in a class may be very transient; a religious and ceremonial sacredness attaches to the caste, as not to the class. The rich and the poor form separate classes; yet individuals are constantly passing from each to the other; the classes in a college remain the same, but their membership changes every year. We speak of rank among hereditary nobility or military officers; of various orders of the priesthood; by accommodation, we may refer in a general way to the higher ranks, the lower orders of any society. Grade implies some regular scale of valuation, and some inherent qualities for which a person or thing is placed higher or lower in the scale; as, the coarser and finer grades of wool; a man of an inferior grade. A coterie is a small company of persons of similar tastes, who meet frequently in an informal way, rather for social enjoyment than for any serious purpose. Clique has always an unfavorable meaning. A clique is always fractional, implying some greater gathering of which it is a part; the association breaks up into cliques. Persons unite in a coterie through simple liking for one another; they withdraw into a clique largely through aversion to outsiders. A set, while exclusive, is more extensive than a clique, and chiefly of persons who are united by common social station, etc. Circle is similar in meaning to set, but of wider application; we speak of scientific and religious as well as of social circles.
A class of merchants; the senior class at (sometimes of) Harvard; the classes in college.
class, category, familynoun
a collection of things sharing a common attribute
"there are two classes of detergents"
kinsperson, mob, form, family unit, kinfolk, grade, division, family line, year, class, home, course of instruction, kinsfolk, course of study, family, social class, house, syndicate, crime syndicate, folk, socio-economic class, menage, household, fellowship, sept, kin, phratry, stratum, course, category
class, form, grade, coursenoun
a body of students who are taught together
"early morning classes are always sleepy"
category, ground level, figure, tier, flesh, frame, stratum, mark, kind, track, chassis, social class, physical body, grad, soma, row, course of action, score, human body, division, level, socio-economic class, grade, manikin, sort, form, mannikin, mannequin, conformation, phase, course of study, family, word form, trend, path, cast, gradation, configuration, class, variant, degree, course, pattern, bod, year, signifier, shape, descriptor, line, course of instruction, variety, strain, anatomy, physique, contour, var., material body, manakin, build
class, stratum, social class, socio-economic classnoun
people having the same social, economic, or educational status
"the working class"; "an emerging professional class"
course, course of study, course of instruction, classnoun
education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
"he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"
path, form, family, program, stratum, grade, division, programme, year, class, course of instruction, course of study, trend, socio-economic class, syllabus, social class, line, row, track, curriculum, course of action, course, category
a league ranked by quality
"he played baseball in class D for two years"; "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA"
course of instruction, form, grade, division, partition, year, sectionalization, class, course, part, section, naval division, course of study, family, air division, social class, partitioning, socio-economic class, sectionalisation, segmentation, variance, stratum, category
a body of students who graduate together
"the class of '97"; "she was in my year at Hoehandle High"
(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
elegance in dress or behavior
"she has a lot of class"
classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separateverb
arrange or order by classes or categories
"How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
tell apart, distinguish, classify, associate, single out, split up, shed light on, crystalise, differentiate, sieve, divide, crystalize, fall apart, part, crystallise, carve up, sort, severalize, consort, split, come apart, separate, correct, severalise, dissever, furcate, assort, affiliate, class, illuminate, clear, discriminate, discipline, branch, secern, screen out, elucidate, screen, crystallize, clear up, enlighten, relegate, disunite, straighten out, tell, break, sort out, ramify, fork, break up, secernate
"we were given many homework assignments"Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019
Dictionary of English Synonymes
rank or order (of persons)
set (as of pupils pursuing the same studies)
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How to use Class in a sentence?
He was supposed to just kind of go say 'hi' to his pre-K class, you know, the classmates that he had met, then it turned into the entire school ... 300 people chanting, 'Nathan'.
If you look at the way Democrats have struggled with working-class white voters primarily, I think Joe Biden is a guy that has come from that world. He was a middle-class guy growing up, and he has never lost his roots, he gives us a chance to talk to some voters that we have struggled with in the last few cycles.
You have to push yourself so hard to beat the class of players that is out here right now, so I ca n’t believe I won back-to-back weeks. To win a world championship event is huge. I ’m going to push hard the next few weeks.
Discoveries at sea are relatively rare due to their very location. A number of aircraft are known to have been lost in the North Sea during the course of the Second World War but we need positive evidence before we can confirm, we would class this aircraft as a war grave. It is protected under the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 which covers crashed military aircraft in both UK territorial and international waters.
Nine months ago, I pledged if elected I would work to end wasteful Congressional perks. Today, I'm following through on that promise, it's a commonsense idea that Republicans and Democrats can both agree on: members of Congress shouldn't be able to charge taxpayers for first-class airfare or long-term personal car leases.
Translations for Class
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- класа, класифицирам, курс, клас, наборBulgarian
- classe, cursCatalan, Valencian
- Klasse, Unterricht, Classis, StilGerman
- τάξη, ταξινομώ, κατατάσσω, μάθημα, κορυφή, ομοταξία, κομψότητα, θέση, κλάση, σειρά, είδος, κατηγορίαGreek
- clase, curso, promociónSpanish
- rühm, seisus, klass, kursusEstonian
- کلاس, طبقه, دوره, رده, رسته, دسته, گروه, برازندگی, درجهPersian
- saapumiserä, luokka, vuosikurssi, tyyli, huippu, yhteiskuntaluokka, luokkajako, luokitella, kurssiFinnish
- classe, cours, promotionFrench
- aicme, cúrsa, grád, rang, mianachIrish
- clasScottish Gaelic
- מחלקה, כיתה, שכבה, מעמד, מעמדות, קורסHebrew
- դաս, դասակարգ, դասարան, կարգ, մակարդակArmenian
- farrými, flokka, klasi, árgangur, flokkur, bekkurIcelandic
- ceto, condizione sociale, classe, lezione, rango, corsoItalian
- 等級, クラス, 学級, 授業, 種類, 階級, 級, 学年, 綱Japanese
- 반, 授業, 클래스, 班, 수업Korean
- KlassLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- клас, класа, сталеж, класира, одделение, отменост, курсMacedonian
- laag, klas, klasseDutch
- klasse, kurs, årskull, kullNorwegian
- klasa, kursPolish
- classe, curso, aula, turmaPortuguese
- класс, разряд, курс, группа, занятие, классифицироватьRussian
- stalež, razred, сталеж, класа, klàsa, разредSerbo-Croatian
- klass, klassificera, kurs, årskurs, avgångsklassSwedish
- klad, sogät, hikladanef, jikladanef, kladanefVolapük
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