- A group, often named or numbered, to which items are assigned based on similarity or defined criteria.
- This steep and dangerous climb belongs to the most difficult .
- I wouldn't put this book in the same as the author's first novel.
- (mathematics) A collection of objects, together with a transitively closed collection of composable arrows between them, such that every object has an identity arrow.
- One well-known has sets as objects and functions as arrows.
Etymology: From catégorie, from categoria, "class of predicables", from ancient , "head of predicables".
- Dutch: categorie
- French: catégorie
- German: Kategorie
- Italian: categoria
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