Definition of Category. Meaning of Category. Synonyms of Category

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Definition of Category

Category
Category Cat"e*go*ry, n.; pl. Categories. [L. categoria, Gr. ?, fr. ? to accuse, affirm, predicate; ? down, against + ? to harrangue, assert, fr. ? assembly.] 1. (Logic.) One of the highest classes to which the objects of knowledge or thought can be reduced, and by which they can be arranged in a system; an ultimate or undecomposable conception; a predicament. The categories or predicaments -- the former a Greek word, the latter its literal translation in the Latin language -- were intended by Aristotle and his followers as an enumeration of all things capable of being named; an enumeration by the summa genera i.e., the most extensive classes into which things could be distributed. --J. S. Mill. 2. Class; also, state, condition, or predicament; as, we are both in the same category. There is in modern literature a whole class of writers standing within the same category. --De Quincey.

Meaning of Category from wikipedia

- generally Category of being Categories (Aristotle) Category (Kant) Categories (Peirce) Category (Vaisheshika) Stoic categories Category (mathematics), a structure...
- Category A may refer to any of the following: Category A Listed building (Scotland) Category A Prison (UK) Category A Bioterrorism agent Category A services...
- Category theory formalizes mathematical structure and its concepts in terms of a labeled directed graph called a category, whose nodes are called objects...
- specifically in category theory, the category of small categories, denoted by Cat, is the category whose objects are all small categories and whose morphisms...
- In mathematics, a category (sometimes called an abstract category to distinguish it from a concrete category) is a collection of "objects" that are linked...
- Software categories are groups of software. They allow software to be understood in terms of those categories, instead of the particularities of each package...
- the intensities of tropical depressions and tropical storms – into five categories distinguished by the intensities of their sustained winds. To be cl****ified...
- Category 6 cable (Cat 6), is a standardized twisted pair cable for Ethernet and other network physical layers that is backward compatible with the Category 5/5e...
- Category management is a retailing and purchasing concept in which the range of products purchased by a business organization or sold by a retailer is...
- A grammatical category or grammatical feature is a property of items within the grammar of a language. Within each category there are two or more possible...
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