Part of speech: noun

A class or order.

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Usage examples "category":

  1. Nerves was almost certainly her category, or would be quite soon if no one helped her. - "The Enchanted April", Elizabeth von Arnim.
  2. It can never be unreasonable to believe anything that is in exact accordance with facts as ascertained at any given moment of time- unless, indeed, the fact is indicated by other considerations as being one likely to disappear from the category of fact altogether. - "Creation and Its Records", B.H. Baden-Powell.
  3. Sydney threw up her chin haughtily, and von Rittenheim thought ruefully of the category in which undoubtedly she classed all his remarks of that kind. - "A Tar-Heel Baron", Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton.