Textual thesaurus for "class"

(noun) course, course of instruction, course of study

education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings

he took a course in basket weaving; flirting is not unknown in college classes

(noun) social class, socio-economic class, stratum

people having the same social, economic, or educational status

the working class; an emerging professional class

(noun) category, family

a collection of things sharing a common attribute

there are two classes of detergents

(noun) course, grade, form

a body of students who are taught together

early morning classes are always sleepy

(noun) year

a body of students who graduate together

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

(noun) division

a league ranked by quality

he played baseball in class D for two years; Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA

(verb) classify, assort, separate, sort, sort out

arrange or order by classes or categories

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