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

3 senses of stratum

Sense 1
stratum -- (one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock))
       => layer -- (a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another)

Sense 2
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 3
level, layer, stratum -- (an abstract place usually conceived as having depth; "a good actor communicates on several levels"; "a simile has at least two layers of meaning"; "the mind functions on many strata simultaneously")
       => place -- (an abstract mental location; "he has a special place in my thoughts"; "a place in my heart"; "a political system with no place for the less prominent groups")

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