What are some alternative words for category?

Synonyms for categoryˈkæt ɪˌgɔr i, -ˌgoʊr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. class, category, family(noun)

    a collection of things sharing a common attribute

    "there are two classes of detergents"

    kinsperson, mob, form, family unit, kinfolk, grade, division, family line, year, class, home, course of instruction, kinsfolk, course of study, family, social class, house, syndicate, crime syndicate, folk, socio-economic class, menage, household, fellowship, sept, kin, phratry, stratum, course, category

  2. category(noun)

    a general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme

    family, class


  1. category(noun)

    genus, race, order, tribe, kingdom, phylum, group, class, family, type

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. category(n.)

    class, head, division, order, rank

  2. category(n.)

    predicament, plight, condition, case, state, situation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

class, categories, grade, heading, type, level, classes, group, catégorie, box, rank, tier, status, kind

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