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
be worthy or deserving; "You deserve a promotion after all the hard work you have done"
the quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance); "there were many children whose deservingness he recognized and rewarded"
any admirable quality or attribute; "work of great merit"
involving or characteristic of politics or parties or politicians; "calling a meeting is a political act in itself"- Daniel Goleman; "political pressure"; "a political machine"; "political office"; "political policy"
of or relating to your views about social relationships involving authority or power; "political opinions"
of or relating to the profession of governing; "political career"