verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Words nearby class
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OTHER WORDS FROM class
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Definition for class (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for class
I was drawn to The Class for different reasons—chiefly, the pipe dream of achieving a tighter and tauter backside.
Stephanie Giorgio, a classical musician, credits The Class for helping her cope with anxiety, focus, fear, and self-doubt.
Nothing in it was meant to change the basic operations of the capitalist economy or to intervene aggressively in class relations.
I did a ten minute scene in his class: the guy who had gangrene in his leg in The Snows of Kilimanjaro.
My nickname was Captain, though I was a private, first class.
This class, Mr. C. supposes, embraces one half of the whole number transported from Africa.Abolitionism Exposed!|W. W. Sleigh
The agreeable resources of Paris must certainly please and instruct every class of characters.
The Central Authority in 1907 applies this principle unreservedly to one class only, the wayfarers or vagrants.English Poor Law Policy|Sidney Webb
His class room will never be forgotten by those who delighted to go to it, and regretted to leave it.The History of Dartmouth College|Baxter Perry Smith
Special reasons may exist in some particular case why a man in this class has not entered into such relation.Defense of the Faith and the Saints (Volume 1 of 2)|B. H. Roberts
British Dictionary definitions for class
- the pattern of divisions that exist within a society on the basis of rank, economic status, etc
- (as modifier)the class struggle; class distinctions
- a group of pupils or students who are taught and study together
- a meeting of a group of students for tuition
- informal excellence or elegance, esp in dress, design, or behaviourthat girl's got class
- (as modifier)a class act
- outstanding speed and stamina in a racehorse
- (as modifier)the class horse in the race
- another name for set 2 (def. 3)
- proper class a class which cannot itself be a member of other classes
Derived forms of classclassable, adjectiveclasser, noun
Word Origin for class
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Cultural definitions for class (1 of 2)
A group of people sharing the same social, economic, or occupational status. The term class usually implies a social and economic hierarchy, in which those of higher class standing have greater status, privilege, prestige, and authority. Western societies have traditionally been divided into three classes: the upper or leisure class, the middle class (bourgeoisie), and the lower or working class. For Marxists, the significant classes are the bourgeoisie and the proletariat (see also proletariat).
Cultural definitions for class (2 of 2)
notes for class
Idioms and Phrases with class
see cut class.