Associations to the word «Caste»


CASTE, noun. Any of the hereditary social classes and subclasses of South Asian societies.
CASTE, noun. A separate and fixed order or class of persons in society who chiefly associate with each other.

Dictionary definition

CASTE, noun. Social status or position conferred by a system based on class; "lose caste by doing work beneath one's station".
CASTE, noun. (Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus; stratified according to ritual purity.
CASTE, noun. A social class separated from others by distinctions of hereditary rank or profession or wealth.
CASTE, noun. In some social insects (such as ants) a physically distinct individual or group of individuals specialized to perform certain functions in the colony.

Wise words

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
Mohandas Gandhi