Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun class

8 senses of class

Sense 1
class, category, family -- (a collection of things sharing a common attribute; "there are two classes of detergents")
       => collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage -- (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)

Sense 2
class, form, grade, course -- (a body of students who are taught together; "early morning classes are always sleepy")
       => gathering, assemblage -- (a group of persons together in one place)

Sense 3
class, stratum, social class, socio-economic class -- (people having the same social, economic, or educational status; "the working class"; "an emerging professional class")
       => people -- ((plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience")

Sense 4
course, course of study, course of instruction, class -- (education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes")
       => education, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activity -- (the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded")

Sense 5
class, division -- (a league ranked by quality; "he played baseball in class D for two years"; "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA")
       => league, conference -- (an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members)

Sense 6
class, year -- (a body of students who graduate together; "the class of '97"; "she was in my year at Hoehandle High")
       => gathering, assemblage -- (a group of persons together in one place)

Sense 7
class -- ((biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders)
       => taxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxon -- (animal or plant group having natural relations)

Sense 8
class -- (elegance in dress or behavior; "she has a lot of class")
       => elegance -- (a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste; "she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb class

1 sense of class

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?")
       => categorize, categorise -- (place into or assign to a category; "Children learn early on to categorize")

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