Synonyms of class


1. class, category, family, collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage

usage: a collection of things sharing a common attribute; "there are two classes of detergents"

2. class, form, grade, course, gathering, assemblage

usage: a body of students who are taught together; "early morning classes are always sleepy"

3. class, stratum, social class, socio-economic class, people

usage: people having the same social, economic, or educational status; "the working class"; "an emerging professional class"

4. course, course of study, course of instruction, class, education, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activity

usage: education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"

5. class, division, league, conference

usage: a league ranked by quality; "he played baseball in class D for two years"; "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA"

6. class, year, gathering, assemblage

usage: a body of students who graduate together; "the class of '97"; "she was in my year at Hoehandle High"

7. class, taxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxon

usage: (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders

8. class, elegance

usage: elegance in dress or behavior; "she has a lot of class"


1. classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate, categorize, categorise

usage: arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"

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