Associations to the word «Class»

Wiktionary

CLASS, noun. (countable) A group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes.
CLASS, noun. (countable) A social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc. In Britain, society is commonly split into three main classes; upper class, middle class and working class.
CLASS, noun. (uncountable) The division of society into classes.
CLASS, noun. (uncountable) Admirable behavior; elegance.
CLASS, noun. (countable and uncountable) A group of students in a regularly scheduled meeting with a teacher.
CLASS, noun. A series of classes covering a single subject.
CLASS, noun. (countable) A group of students who commenced or completed their education during a particular year. A school class.
CLASS, noun. (countable) A category of seats in an airplane, train or other means of mass transportation.
CLASS, noun. (taxonomy) (countable) A rank in the classification of organisms, below phylum and above order; a taxon of that rank.
CLASS, noun. Best of its kind.
CLASS, noun. (mathematics) A collection of sets definable by a shared property.
CLASS, noun. (military) A group of people subject to be conscripted in the same military draft, or more narrowly those persons actually conscripted in a particular draft.
CLASS, noun. (programming) (object-oriented) A set of objects having the same behavior (but typically differing in state), or a template defining such a set.
CLASS, noun. One of the sections into which a Methodist church or congregation is divided, supervised by a class leader.
CLASS, verb. (transitive) To assign to a class; to classify.
CLASS, verb. (intransitive) To be grouped or classed.
CLASS, verb. (transitive) To divide into classes, as students; to form into, or place in, a class or classes.
CLASS, adjective. (Irish) (British) (slang) great; fabulous
CLASS ACT, noun. An entity exhibiting high class especially through refinement of demeanor, conscientiousness of behavior, and/or skillfulness in performance; or an exhibition of high class especially of one or more of those types:
CLASS ACT, noun. A person or organization displaying the above characteristics
CLASS ACT, noun. A display of the above characteristics, e.g., an event or an individual or collective action
CLASS ACT, noun. Used sarcastically, a person, entity, event, or action entity exhibiting the opposite of the above characteristics, i.e., boorish, unprincipled, and/or bungling behavior
CLASS ACTION, noun. (chiefly US) A lawsuit brought by a single plaintiff as a representative of a large group of others having a common interest.
CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT, noun. A type of lawsuit in which the claims and rights of many people are decided in a single case.
CLASS ACTION LAWSUITS, noun. Plural of class action lawsuit
CLASS ACTIONS, noun. Plural of class action
CLASS ACTS, noun. Plural of class act
CLASS ADAPTER PATTERN, noun. (software) (object-oriented) An adapter pattern where the adapter is created by implementing or inheriting both the interface that is expected and the interface that is pre-existing.
CLASS ADAPTER PATTERNS, noun. Plural of class adapter pattern
CLASS BREAK, noun. (computing) A security breach that is the first of its kind, and leads to others of the same class
CLASS BREAKS, noun. Plural of class break
CLASS CLOWN, noun. (idiomatic) A student who frequently makes jokes or pokes fun; a wiseacre.
CLASS CLOWNS, noun. Plural of class clown
CLASS CONSCIOUS, adjective. Alternative spelling of class-conscious
CLASS DAY, noun. (US) (education) In colleges and universities, a day of the commencement season on which the senior class celebrates the completion of its course by exercises conducted by the members, such as the reading of the class histories and poem, the delivery of the class oration, the planting of the class ivy, etc.
CLASS DAYS, noun. Plural of Class Day
CLASS DIAGRAM, noun. (software engineering) A type of static structure diagram that describes the structure of a system by showing the system's classes, their attributes, and the relationships between the classes.
CLASS ENVY, noun. Resentful feelings against people of a higher social class
CLASS INVARIANT, noun. (software) (design) an invariant used to constrain objects of a class that is preserved by class methods and that constrains the state stored in the object.
CLASS INVARIANTS, noun. (software) (design) plural of class invariant
CLASS REUNION, noun. A planned event at which members of a past school class meet.
CLASS REUNIONS, noun. Plural of class reunion
CLASS RING, noun. A ring (for one's finger) that shows what school one attended and one's year of graduation.
CLASS RINGS, noun. Plural of class ring
CLASS SECRETARY, noun. (US) A person in a school's student council who takes minutes at meetings etc.
CLASS STRUGGLE, noun. Conflict between social or economic classes (especially between the capitalist and proletariat classes); the active expression of a theoretical class conflict looked at from any kind of socialist perspective
CLASS STRUGGLES, noun. Plural of class struggle
CLASS VARIABLE, noun. (software) (object-oriented) A member variable that is associated with a class of which a single copy exists.
CLASS VARIABLES, noun. Plural of class variable
CLASS WARFARE, noun. (pejorative) (idiomatic) The efforts of levelers promoting a greater financial contribution from the rich for the general benefit of the masses

Dictionary definition

CLASS, noun. A collection of things sharing a common attribute; "there are two classes of detergents".
CLASS, noun. A body of students who are taught together; "early morning classes are always sleepy".
CLASS, noun. People having the same social, economic, or educational status; "the working class"; "an emerging professional class".
CLASS, noun. Education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes".
CLASS, noun. A league ranked by quality; "he played baseball in class D for two years"; "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA".
CLASS, noun. A body of students who graduate together; "the class of '97"; "she was in my year at Hoehandle High".
CLASS, noun. (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders.
CLASS, noun. Elegance in dress or behavior; "she has a lot of class".
CLASS, verb. Arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?".

Wise words

All our words from loose using have lost their edge.
Ernest Hemingway