a social class separated from others by distinctions of hereditary rank or profession or wealth
(Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus; stratified according to ritual purity
social status or position conferred by a system based on class; "lose caste by doing work beneath one's station"
in some social insects (such as ants) a physically distinct individual or group of individuals specialized to perform certain functions in the colony
a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
a kind of literary or artistic work
an expressive style of music
a style of expressing yourself in writing
a kind of person;
distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
how something is done or how it happens; "her dignified manner"; "his rapid manner of talking"; "their nomadic mode of existence"; "in the characteristic New York style"; "a lonely way of life"; "in an abrasive fashion"
the popular taste at a given time; "leather is the latest vogue"; "he followed current trends"; "the 1920s had a style of their own"
a particular kind (as to appearance); "this style of shoe is in demand"
editorial directions to be followed in spelling and punctuation and capitalization and typographical display
a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
(botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma
one of two or more layers one atop another; "tier upon tier of huge casks"; "a three-tier wedding cake"
something that is used for tying; "the sail is fastened to the yard with tiers"
a worker who ties something
any one of two or more competitors who tie one another
a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade"