verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for class
For a while yoga and pilates classes were sought out at luxury gyms like Equinox.
We indulge in expensive cold-pressed juices and SoulCycle classes, justifying these purchases as investments in our health.
Such is her burgeoning popularity Toomey is looking to employ more instructors to lead her highly personalized exercise classes.
Many hold classes in their living rooms, asking students to help re-arrange and then later put back furniture.
But underground classes have Persians getting with the beat.
It was generally lauded by Spaniards, whilst it filled all classes of natives with indignation.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
It was principally confined to the lower classes, and was common among soldiers and sailors.
Still another kind of war credit bank was created on the co-operative plan to assist the middle and lower classes.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
The morning to sleep, the afternoon to business and the evening to enjoyment, seems the usual routine with the favored classes.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Men of the higher classes keep two or three servants to attend to their pipes.
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
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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)
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Idioms and Phrases with class
see cut class.