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Definition of CLASS

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Class \Class\ (kl[.a]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Classed} (kl[.a]st); p. pr. & vb. n. {Classing}.] [Cf. F. classer. See {Class}, n.]
     1. To arrange in classes; to classify or refer to some class; as, to class words or passages. [1913 Webster]

     Note: In scientific arrangement, to classify is used instead of to class. --Dana. [1913 Webster]

     2. To divide into classes, as students; to form into, or place in, a class or classes. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Class \Class\ (kl[.a]s), n. [F. classe, fr. L. classis class, collection, fleet; akin to Gr. klh^sis a calling, kalei^n to call, E. claim, haul.]
     1. A group of individuals ranked together as possessing common characteristics; as, the different classes of society; the educated class; the lower classes. [1913 Webster]

     2. A number of students in a school or college, of the same standing, or pursuing the same studies. [1913 Webster]

     3. 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]

     4. A set; a kind or description, species or variety. [1913 Webster]

              She had lost one class energies.      --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

     5. (Methodist Church) One of the sections into which a church or congregation is divided, and which is under the supervision of a class leader. [1913 Webster]

     6. 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]

     7. 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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Class \Class\, v. i.
     To be grouped or classed.
     [1913 Webster]

           The genus or family under which it classes. --Tatham. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Class \Class\ (kl[.a]s), a.
     exhibiting refinement and high character; as, a class act. Opposite of {low-class} [informal]

     Syn: high-class. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

CLASS
         Centralized Local Area Selective Signaling


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

CLASS
         Custom Local Area Signaling Service


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

273 Moby Thesaurus words for "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


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