Group vs. Class

Group vs. Class — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Group and Class

Groupnoun

An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation

a group of dinner guests.a group of buildings near the road.

Classnoun

A set, collection, group, or configuration containing members regarded as having certain attributes or traits in common; a kind or category.

Groupnoun

A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.

Classnoun

A grade of mail

a package sent third class.

Groupnoun

A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities

a small group of supporters across the country.

Classnoun

A quality of accommodation on public transport

tourist class.
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Groupnoun

(Linguistics) A category of related languages that is less inclusive than a family.

Classnoun

A social stratum whose members share certain economic, social, or cultural characteristics

the lower-income classes.

Groupnoun

A military unit consisting of two or more battalions and a headquarters.

Classnoun

Social rank or caste, especially high rank.

Groupnoun

A unit of two or more squadrons in the US Air Force, smaller than a wing.

Classnoun

(Informal)Elegance of style, taste, and manner

an actor with class.
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Groupnoun

Two or more atoms behaving or regarded as behaving as a single chemical unit.

Classnoun

A group of students who are taught together, usually at a regularly scheduled time and in the same subject.

Groupnoun

A column in the periodic table of the elements.

Classnoun

The period during which such a group meets

had to stay after class.

Groupnoun

(Geology) A stratigraphic unit, especially a unit consisting of two or more formations deposited during a single geologic era.

Classnoun

The subject material taught to or studied by such a group

found the math class challenging.

Groupnoun

(Mathematics) A set, together with a binary associative operation, such that the set is closed under the operation, the set contains an identity element for the operation, and each element of the set has an inverse element with respect to the operation. The integers form a group under the operation of ordinary addition.

Classnoun

A group of students or alumni who have the same year of graduation.

Groupadjective

Of, relating to, constituting, or being a member of a group

a group discussion.a group effort.

Classnoun

(Biology)A taxonomic category ranking below a phylum or division and above an order.

Groupverb

To place or arrange in a group

grouped the children according to height.

Classnoun

(Statistics)An interval in a frequency distribution.

Groupverb

To belong to or form a group

The soldiers began to group on the hillside.

Classnoun

(Linguistics)A group of words belonging to the same grammatical category that share a particular set of morphological properties, such as a set of inflections.

Groupnoun

A number of things or persons being in some relation to one another.

there is a group of houses behind the hill;he left town to join a Communist groupA group of people gathered in front of the Parliament to demonstrate against the Prime Minister's proposals.

Classnoun

(Mathematics)A collection of sets whose members share a specified property.

Groupnoun

(group theory) A set with an associative binary operation, under which there exists an identity element, and such that each element has an inverse.

Classverb

To arrange, group, or rate according to qualities or characteristics; assign to a class; classify.

Groupnoun

An effective divisor on a curve.

Classnoun

(countable) A group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes.

The new Ford Fiesta is set to be best in the 'small family' class.That is one class-A heifer you got there, sonny.Often used to imply membership of a large class.This word has a whole class of metaphoric extensions.

Groupnoun

A (usually small) group of people who perform music together.

Did you see the new jazz group?

Classnoun

A social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc. In Britain, society is commonly split into three main classes; upper class, middle class and working class.

Groupnoun

(astronomy) A small number (up to about fifty) of galaxies that are near each other.

Classnoun

(uncountable) The division of society into classes.

Jane Austen's works deal with class in 18th-century England.

Groupnoun

(chemistry) A column in the periodic table of chemical elements.

Classnoun

(uncountable) Admirable behavior; elegance.

Apologizing for losing your temper, even though you were badly provoked, showed real class.

Groupnoun

(chemistry) A functional group.

Nitro is an electron-withdrawing group.

Classnoun

A group of students in a regularly scheduled meeting with a teacher.

The class was noisy, but the teacher was able to get their attention with a story.

Groupnoun

(sociology) A subset of a culture or of a society.

Classnoun

A series of lessons covering a single subject.

I took the cooking class for enjoyment, but I also learned a lot.

Groupnoun

(military) An air force formation.

Classnoun

(countable) A group of students who commenced or completed their education during a particular year. A school class.

The class of 1982 was particularly noteworthy.

Groupnoun

(geology) A collection of formations or rock strata.

Classnoun

(countable) A category of seats in an airplane, train or other means of mass transportation.

I used to fly business class, but now my company can only afford economy.

Groupnoun

(computing) A number of users with same rights with respect to accession, modification, and execution of files, computers and peripherals.

Classnoun

A rank in the classification of organisms, below phylum and above order; a taxon of that rank.

Magnolias belong to the class Magnoliopsida.

Groupnoun

An element of an espresso machine from which hot water pours into the portafilter.

Classnoun

Best of its kind.

It is the class of Italian bottled waters.

Groupnoun

(music) A number of eighth, sixteenth, etc., notes joined at the stems; sometimes rather indefinitely applied to any ornament made up of a few short notes.

Classnoun

(statistics) A grouping of data values in an interval, often used for computation of a frequency distribution.

Groupnoun

(sports) A set of teams playing each other in the same division, while not during the same period playing any teams that belong to other sets in the division.

Classnoun

(set theory) A collection of sets definable by a shared property.

The class of all sets is not a set.Every set is a class, but classes are not generally sets. A class that is not a set is called a proper class.

Groupnoun

(business) A commercial organization.

Classnoun

(military) A group of people subject to be conscripted in the same military draft, or more narrowly those persons actually conscripted in a particular draft.

Groupverb

(transitive) To put together to form a group.

group the dogs by hair colour

Classnoun

A set of objects having the same behavior (but typically differing in state), or a template defining such a set.

an abstract base class

Groupverb

(intransitive) To come together to form a group.

Classnoun

One of the sections into which a Methodist church or congregation is divided, supervised by a class leader.

Groupnoun

any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

Classverb

(transitive) To assign to a class; to classify.

I would class this with most of the other mediocre works of the period.

Groupnoun

(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule

Classverb

(intransitive) To be grouped or classed.

Groupnoun

a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse

Classverb

(transitive) To divide into classes, as students; to form into, or place in, a class or classes.

Groupverb

arrange into a group or groups;

Can you group these shapes together?

Classadjective

great; fabulous

Groupverb

form a group or group together

Classnoun

people having the same social or economic status;

the working classan emerging professional class

Classnoun

a body of students who are taught together;

early morning classes are always sleepy

Classnoun

education imparted in a series of lessons or class meetings;

he took a course in basket weavingflirting is not unknown in college classes

Classnoun

a collection of things sharing a common attribute;

there are two classes of detergents

Classnoun

a body of students who graduate together;

the class of '97she was in my year at Hoehandle High

Classnoun

a league ranked by quality;

he played baseball in class D for two yearsPrinceton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA

Classnoun

elegance in dress or behavior;

she has a lot of class

Classnoun

(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders

Classverb

arrange or order by classes or categories;

How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?