class NOUN 1) a set or category of things having a common characteristic and differentiated from others by kind or quality. 2) a system that divides members of a society into sets based on social or economic status. 3) a set in a society ordered by social or economic status. 4) a group of students or pupils who are taught together. 5) a lesson. 6) Biology a principal taxonomic category that ranks above order and below phylum or division. 7) informal impressive stylishness. 8) Brit. a division of candidates according to merit in a university examination.
VERB assign to a particular category.
ADJECTIVE informal showing stylish excellence: a class player.
ORIGIN Latin classis 'a division of the Roman people, a grade, or a class of pupils' .

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