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1. category

noun. ['ˈkætəˌgɔri'] a collection of things sharing a common attribute.

Synonyms

  • sex
  • violin family
  • denomination
  • collection
  • grammatical category
  • paradigm
  • syntactic category
  • declension
  • substitution class
  • family
  • class
  • accumulation
  • superphylum
  • stamp
  • brass family
  • conjugation
  • assemblage
  • woodwind family
  • histocompatibility complex

Antonyms

  • bisexual
  • homosexual
  • sexual
  • asexual

Etymology

  • categorie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • categoria (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Category

  • accusatory
  • aleatory
  • allegory
  • ambulatory
  • anticipatory
  • articulatory
  • auditory
  • celebratory
  • circulatory
  • compensatory
  • conciliatory
  • conciliatory
  • confirmatory
  • confiscatory
  • congratulatory
  • contributory
  • declaratory
  • defamatory
  • depilatory
  • depository

How do you spell category? Is it cathegory ?

A common misspelling of category is cathegory

Example sentences of the word category


1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes containing the word category


1. Laughter, and the broader category of humor, are key elements in helping us go on with our life after a loss.
- Allen Klein

2. Live. How many of us need to be reminded that living has nothing to do with trying to be as good as someone else, or trying to fit into some category, or filling in the blanks on some stupid checklist. That it has nothing to do with punishing yourself for past mistakes.
- Suzanne Selfors, Coffeehouse Angel

3. And someone, somewhere, was having an even worse time of it than me. I tried to keep that in mind. No matter how crappy your life, someone will probably beat you in the my-life-is-crap category. Not that I don't let myself whine a little now and then, but sometimes it's good to keep your misery in perspective
- Lish McBride, Necromancing the Stone

2. category

noun. ['ˈkætəˌgɔri'] a general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme.

Synonyms

  • variety
  • conception
  • concept
  • pigeonhole
  • sort
  • construct
  • way
  • kind
  • form

Antonyms

  • fauna
  • flora
  • defense
  • prosecution

Etymology

  • categorie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • categoria (Latin)
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