Associations to the word «Gender»

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GENDER, noun. (grammar) A division of nouns and pronouns (and sometimes of other parts of speech) into masculine and feminine, and sometimes other categories like neuter or common.
GENDER, noun. (grammar) Any division of nouns and pronouns (and sometimes of other parts of speech), such as masculine / feminine / neuter, or animate / inanimate.
GENDER, noun. (grammar) Synonym of voice.
GENDER, noun. (informal) (sometimes proscribed) Biological sex: a division into which an organism is placed according to its reproductive functions or organs.
GENDER, noun. (informal) (sometimes proscribed) Biological sex: the sum of the biological characteristics by which male and female and other organisms are distinguished.
GENDER, noun. Identification as male/masculine, female/feminine, or something else, and association with a (social) role or set of behavioral and cultural traits, clothing, etc typically associated with one sex. (Compare gender role, gender identity.)
GENDER, noun. The sociocultural phenomenon of the division of people into various categories such as "male" and "female", with each having associated clothing, roles, stereotypes, etc.
GENDER, noun. (obsolete) Class; kind.
GENDER, verb. (sociology) To assign a gender to (a person); to perceive as having a gender; to address using terms (pronouns, nouns, adjectives...) that express a certain gender.
GENDER, verb. (sociology) To perceive (a thing) as having characteristics associated with a certain gender, or as having been authored by someone of a certain gender.
GENDER, verb. (archaic) To engender.
GENDER, verb. (archaic or obsolete) To breed.
GENDER BENDER, noun. (idiomatic) (colloquial) A person who dresses in the clothes of another sex, or in clothes which make their gender identity ambiguous.
GENDER BENDER, noun. (by extension) An event where people are encouraged to dress in the clothes of another sex, even if they would normally not.
GENDER BENDERS, noun. Plural of gender bender
GENDER BIAS, noun. A prejudicial stance towards males or females
GENDER BINARY, noun. A view of gender whereby people are categorized exclusively as either male or female, often basing gender on biological sex.
GENDER BLIND, adjective. Alternative spelling of gender-blind
GENDER CHANGER, noun. (electronics) a coupling device that allows two male or two female connectors to be joined together
GENDER DYSPHORIA, noun. A profound and persistent unhappiness related to one's physical sex.
GENDER DYSPHORIAS, noun. Plural of gender dysphoria
GENDER GAP, noun. A measurable difference between the behaviors of men and women.
GENDER GAPS, noun. Plural of gender gap
GENDER IDENTITIES, noun. Plural of gender identity
GENDER IDENTITY, noun. (psychology) A person's sense of self as a member of a particular gender.
GENDER IDENTITY DISORDER, noun. A condition in which the patient experiences significant gender dysphoria: the diagnostic classification most commonly applied to transgender/transsexual people.
GENDER IDENTITY DISORDERS, noun. Plural of gender identity disorder
GENDER IDENTITY SYNDROME, noun. (rare) gender identity disorder
GENDER PANEMBUNG, noun. Synonym of slenthem.
GENDER PANEMBUNGS, noun. Plural of gender panembung
GENDER REASSIGNMENT, noun. The process of changing one's sex, usually by a combination of medicinal and surgical means; sex change.
GENDER STUDIES, noun. The academic discipline which analyses constructions of gender in society, often with reference to class, race, sexuality and other sociological characteristics.
GENDER THEORY, noun. Gender studies

Dictionary definition

GENDER, noun. A grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness.
GENDER, noun. The properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles; "she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus".

Wise words

When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.
Arabian Proverb