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class

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)
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CIDE DICTIONARY

classn. [F. classe, fr. L. classis class, collection, fleet; akin to Gr. klh^sis a calling, kalei^n to call, E. claim, haul.].
  •  A group of individuals ranked together as possessing common characteristics; as, the different classes of society; the educated class; the lower classes.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A number of students in a school or college, of the same standing, or pursuing the same studies.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A comprehensive division of animate or inanimate objects, grouped together on account of their common characteristics, in any classification in natural science, and subdivided into orders, families, tribes, genera, etc.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A set; a kind or description, species or variety.  [1913 Webster]
    "She had lost one class energies."  [1913 Webster]
  •  One of the sections into which a church or congregation is divided, and which is under the supervision of a class leader.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One session of formal instruction in which one or more teachers instruct a group on some subject. The class may be one of a course of classes, or a single special session.  [PJC]
  •  A high degree of elegance, in dress or behavior; the quality of bearing oneself with dignity, grace, and social adeptness.  [PJC]
Class of a curve (Math.), the kind of a curve as expressed by the number of tangents that can be drawn from any point to the curve. A circle is of the second class. -- Class meeting (Methodist Church), a meeting of a class under the charge of a class leader, for counsel and relegious instruction.
classv. t. [Cf. F. classer. See Class, n.].
  •  To arrange in classes; to classify or refer to some class; as, to class words or passages.  [1913 Webster]
    " In scientific arrangement, to classify is used instead of to class."  Dana.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To divide into classes, as students; to form into, or place in, a class or classes.  [1913 Webster]
classv. i. 
     To be grouped or classed.  [1913 Webster]
    "The genus or family under which it classes."  [1913 Webster]
classa. 
     exhibiting refinement and high character; as, a class act. Opposite of low-class  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

class, n. & v.
--n.
1 any set of persons or things grouped together, or graded or differentiated from others esp. by quality (first class; economy class).
2 a a division or order of society (upper class; professional classes). b a caste system, a system of social classes. c (the classes) archaic the rich or educated.
3 colloq. distinction or high quality in appearance, behaviour, etc.; stylishness.
4 a a group of students or pupils taught together. b the occasion when they meet. c their course of instruction.
5 US all the college or school students of the same standing or graduating in a given year (the class of 1990).
6 (in conscripted armies) all the recruits of a given year (the 1950 class).
7 Brit. a division of candidates according to merit in an examination.
8 Biol. a grouping of organisms, the next major rank below a division or phylum.
--v.tr. assign to a class or category.

Idiom
class-conscious aware of and reacting to social divisions or one's place in a system of social class. class-consciousness this awareness. class-list Brit. a list of candidates in an examination with the class achieved by each. class war conflict between social classes. in a class of (or on) its (or one's) own unequalled. no class colloq. lacking quality or distinction.
Etymology
L classis assembly

THESAURUS

class

account, adherents, advantageousness, agreeableness, allot, alphabetize, analyze, animal kingdom, antonomasia, appraise, appreciate, arrange, ashram, assembly, assess, assign, assort, auspiciousness, bearing, beneficialness, benevolence, benignity, binomial nomenclature, biosystematics, biosystematy, biotype, birth, blood, body, bracket, branch, brand, break down, breed, breeding, brethren, brood, caliber, call, caste, catalog, categorize, category, church, churchgoers, clan, classification, classify, codify, cogency, colony, color, commonwealth, commune, communion, community, condition, confession, congregation, consider, deme, denomination, descent, description, desert, digest, discernment, disciples, distinction, divide, division, domain, echelon, economic class, elegance, endogamous group, estate, estimate, evaluate, excellence, expedience, extended family, extraction, factor, fairness, faith, family, favorableness, feather, figure, file, fineness, first-rateness, flock, fold, folk, followers, footing, form, form an estimate, gauge, genotype, genre, gens, genus, give an appreciation, glossology, goodliness, goodness, grace, grade, grain, group, grouping, guess, head, heading, healthiness, helpfulness, hierarchy, hold, house, identify, ilk, importance, index, ism, judge, kidney, kin, kind, kindness, kingdom, kinship group, label, laity, laymen, league, level, line, lineage, list, make an estimation, mark, matriclan, measure, merit, minyan, moiety, nation, nature, niceness, nomenclature, nonclerics, nonordained persons, nuclear family, onomastics, onomatology, order, orismology, parish, parishioners, part, patriclan, pedigree, people, persuasion, phratria, phratry, phyle, phylum, pigeonhole, place, place-names, place-naming, plant kingdom, pleasantness, polyonymy, position, power structure, precedence, predicament, presence, prestige, prize, profitableness, quality, race, range, rank, rate, rating, realm, reckon, refinement, regard, rewardingness, rubric, savoir faire, school, score, sect, section, seculars, separate, sept, series, set, settlement, sheep, sift, skillfulness, social class, society, sort, sort out, soundness, species, sphere, stage, stamp, standing, station, status, stem, stirps, stock, strain, stratum, stripe, style, subcaste, subclass, subdivide, subdivision, subfamily, subgenus, subgroup, subkingdom, suborder, subspecies, subtribe, superclass, superfamily, superiority, superorder, superspecies, systematics, tabulate, taste, taxonomy, terminology, thrash out, tier, title, toponymy, totem, track, tribe, trinomialism, type, usefulness, validity, valuate, value, variety, virtue, virtuousness, weigh, wholeness, winnow, worth, year

ROGET THESAURUS

class

Arrangement

VB reduce to order, bring into order, introduce order into, rally, arrange, dispose, place, form, put in order, set in order, place in order, set out, collocate, pack, marshal, range, size, rank, group, parcel out, allot, distribute, deal, cast the parts, assign the parts, dispose of, assign places to, assort, sort, sift, riddle, put to rights, set to rights, put into shape, put in trim, put in array, apportion, class, classify, divide, file, string together, thread, register, catalogue, tabulate, index, graduate, digest, grade, methodize, regulate, systematize, coordinate, organize, settle, fix, unravel, disentangle, ravel, card, disembroil, feaze.

Class

N class, division, category, categorema, head, order, section, department, subdepartment, province, domain, kind, sort, genus, species, variety, family, order, kingdom, race, tribe, caste, sept, clan, breed, type, subtype, kit, sect, set, subset, assortment, feather, kidney, suit, range, gender, sex, kin, manner, description, denomination, designation, rubric, character, stamp predicament, indication, particularization, selection, specification, similarity.

Learner

N learner, scholar, student, pupil, apprentice, prentice, journeyman, articled clerk, beginner, tyro, amateur, rank amateur, abecedarian, alphabetarian, alumnus, eleve, recruit, raw recruit, novice, neophyte, inceptor, catechumen, probationer, seminarian, chela, fellow-commoner, debutant, intern, resident, schoolboy, fresh, freshman, frosh, junior soph, junior, senior soph, senior, sophister, sophomore, questionist, undergraduate, graduate student, law student, medical student, pre-med, post-doctoral student, post-doc, matriculated student, part-time student, night student, auditor, class, grade, seminar, form, remove, pupilage, disciple, follower, apostle, proselyte, fellow-student, condisciple, school, in statu pupillari, in leading strings, practise makes perfect.

School

N school, academy, university, alma mater, college, seminary, Lyceum, institute, institution, palaestra, Gymnasium, class, seminar, day school, boarding school, preparatory school, primary school, infant school, dame's school, grammar school, middle class school, Board school, denominational school, National school, British and Foreign school, collegiate school, art school, continuation school, convent school, County Council school, government school, grant-in-aid school, high school, higher grade school, military school, missionary school, naval school, naval academy, state-aided school, technical school, voluntary school, school, school of art, kindergarten, nursery, creche, reformatory, pulpit, lectern, soap box desk, reading desk, ambo, lecture room, theater, auditorium, amphitheater, forum, state, rostrum, platform, hustings, tribune, school book, horn book, text book, grammar, primer, abecedary, rudiments, manual, vade mecum, encyclopedia, cyclopedia, Lindley Murray, Cocker, dictionary, lexicon, professorship, lectureship, readership, fellowship, tutorship, chair, School Board Council of Education, Board of Education, Board of Studies, Prefect of Studies, Textbook Committee, propaganda, scholastic, academic, collegiate, educational, ex cathedra.


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