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

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Napoleon Hill