Definitions of category

  1. a general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. One of the highest classes to which the objects of knowledge or thought can be reduced, and by which they can be arranged in a system; an ultimate or undecomposable conception; a predicament. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Class; also, state, condition, or predicament; as, we are both in the same category. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A class in any general classification. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A class or order. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. An order or a class; a summum genus, or highest class, that is, a class which comes under no higher, of which classes Aristotle reckoned up ten; in the philosophy of Kant, one of the twelve primitive forms of thought contributed by the understanding independently of experience. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for category

  1. They were often seen in Devonport and in Plymouth in company, but those who knew them best at this time noted that they never paid visits to, nor received visits from, any one coming within the category of friends or relations. – Ravensdene Court by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  2. Finally, in the category of Sacred Art come two well- known pictures, both in public galleries, and both accredited to Giorgione. – Giorgione by Herbert Cook