Class - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |klæs|  American pronunciation of the word class
Brit.  |klɑːs|  British pronunciation of the word class


- a collection of things sharing a common attribute(syn: category, family)
- a body of students who are taught together(syn: course, form, grade)
- people having the same social, economic, or educational status(syn: stratum)
- education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings(syn: course)
- a league ranked by quality(syn: division)
- a body of students who graduate together(syn: year)
- (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
- elegance in dress or behavior


- arrange or order by classes or categories(syn: assort, classify, separate, sort)


There are 20 students in the class.

Several people in the class are absent today.

This class is really difficult.

He will be teaching an American history class next semester.

The college offers classes in computer programming and engineering.

She is taking a class on psychology.

What classes are you taking this semester?

I have an English class this morning.

My class got out early today.

I have already missed two classes.

...I would class that suggestion as helpful, so let's make a note of it....

Pine trees belong to the evergreen class.

I came by the second class, and so saved the nine shillings.

There's not much class about her.

Real class your sister is.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: class
he/she/it: classes
present participle: classing
past tense: classed
past participle: classed
singular: class
plural: classes
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