Category and Classification

Category

Category noun - One of the units into which a whole is divided on the basis of a common characteristic.
Usage example: divide the essays into categories based on difficulty of comprehension
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Synonyms for Category

Classification is a synonym for category in group topic. In some cases you can use "Classification" instead a noun "Category", when it comes to topics like class, position, type, division. popular alternative

Classification

Classification noun - One of the units into which a whole is divided on the basis of a common characteristic.
Usage example: dinosaur remains that do not fit any existing classification
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Synonyms for Classification

Category is a synonym for classification in group topic. You can use "Category" instead a noun "Classification", if it concerns topics such as position, type, division, league. popular alternative

How words are described

good good category good classification
special special category special classification
similar similar category similar classification
common common category common classification
Other adjectives: certain, correct, top, actual, entire, new, general, possible, final, above, different, scientific, recent.
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