categories (part of speech: noun)
grades, sorts, kinds, denominations, kingdoms, steps, phyla, stocks, types, species, molds, genotypes, series, families, classifications, feathers, stamps, orders, persuasions, races, ranks, styles, classes, levels, grains, genera, sets, castes, brands, breeds, lines, clans, varieties, stripes, taxonomies, peoples, forms, labels, degrees, strains, designations
- From Dewey's standpoint, these categories are 'tools of analysis' which function only within the thinking process; but his description of the function of knowing may be questioned, in which case his instrumental view of the concepts is rendered meaningless. - "John Dewey's logical theory", Delton Thomas Howard.
- The reason why I feel that these subjects ought not to be treated in separate categories is because they are all descriptions of states of the soul and imply each other; they are inward, not outward, experiences. - "The New Theology", R. J. Campbell.
- Hence the difference of treatment meted out to the two categories. - "The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference", Emile Joseph Dillon.