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1. gender

noun. ['ˈdʒɛndɝ'] a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness.

Synonyms

  • neuter
  • grammatical category
  • masculine
  • syntactic category
  • feminine

Antonyms

  • inanimateness
  • animateness
  • femininity
  • heterosexual

Etymology

  • gendren (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Gender

  • suspender
  • pretender
  • contender
  • splendor
  • defender
  • challender
  • cavender
  • callender
  • surrender
  • stender
  • spender
  • slender
  • skender
  • schlender
  • offender
  • brendor
  • brender
  • blender
  • allender
  • zender
  • zehnder
  • yender
  • wender
  • vendor
  • tender
  • sender
  • render
  • pender
  • lender
  • kender

How do you pronounce gender?

Pronounce gender as ˈʤɛndər.

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Example sentences of the word gender


1. Noun, singular or mass
Despite that, all dogs can get the condition, regardless of gender or breed.

Quotes containing the word gender


1. The more women sit down and write something in a woman's voice for a woman, they more you'll see women in comedy because gender doesn't define sense of humor. Imagination and intelligence and perspective do.
- Kristen Schaal

2. There is a plan and a purpose, a value to every life, no matter what its location, age, gender or disability.
- Sharron Angle

3. As you become more successful, the gender barrier disappears. The credibility challenges you have during your growing up years starts disappearing when you start demonstrating success.
- Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

2. gender

noun. ['ˈdʒɛndɝ'] the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles.

Synonyms

  • physiological property
  • asexual
  • masculinity
  • sex
  • female
  • male
  • maleness
  • femaleness
  • androgyny
  • sexuality
  • nonsexual
  • hermaphroditism
  • feminineness
  • bisexuality
  • androgynous

Antonyms

  • asexual
  • male
  • maleness
  • femaleness
  • female
  • androgynous

Etymology

  • gendren (Middle English (1100-1500))
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