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ontology

noun

computing a description or model of the parts and connections that make up a particular field of knowledge or practice

type

noun

a group of people or things with similar qualities or features that make them different from other groups

category

noun

a group of people or things that have similar qualities

kind

noun

a type of person or thing

sort

noun

a group of people or things with the same qualities or features

variety

noun

a type of thing

classification

noun

a group into which someone or something is put because of the features that they have

grouping

noun

a set of people or things that are considered as a group

taxonomy

noun

a system for organizing similar things into groups

class

noun

a group of things, animals, or people with similar features or qualities

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bracket

noun

one of the groups that people or things are divided into, according to a feature such as income

brand

noun

a particular type of something

breed

noun

a particular type of person or thing

cast

noun

British a particular type of something, especially someone’s mind, face, or features

Class A/B/C etc

used for showing which group something belongs to, according to how much of a particular quality or feature it has

cross section

noun

a group that contains an example of all or most types of people or things

form

noun

a type of something

gallery

noun

a group of similar people or things

generation

noun

a particular group existing at a particular time

group

noun

a set of people, animals, or things that are considered together because they are similar in some way: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

group

noun

one of the sets that a large number of people or things is divided into: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

job

noun

spoken something of a particular type

kind

noun

formal all the people who are similar to a person, for example because they come from the same social class

league

noun

a group of people or things that are similar in their quality, skills, or achievements

the like(s) of

used for referring to a particular type of person or thing

lone

adjective

single, or only

lot

noun

British a group or set of people or things

member

noun

a plant or animal that belongs to a particular group of plants or animals

monopoly

noun

something that only one person or group of people has

nature

noun

a particular type or class of thing

none but

only

nothing but

only

of every stripe

of all types

of its/that/their ilk

of its/that/their particular type or kind

the only game in town

the only thing of a particular type available

order

noun

formal a particular type or quality

persuasion

noun

humorous a particular type of person or thing

phenotype

noun

the qualities or features of a living thing that are the result of the way that its genes and the environment have affected each other

progression

noun

a series of things

rubric

noun

formal the name of a particular group or section of something

shade

noun

a slightly different form or type of something

single

adjective

only one

sole

adjective

the sole person or thing is the only one of a particular type

someone’s kind of

the type of person or thing that someone likes

stamp

noun

literary a particular type of person or thing

succession

noun

a series of people or things of the same type

typology

noun

formal a system for arranging things in groups, or the use of such a system

unitary

adjective

formal relating to or existing as a single thing

BuzzWord

gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Open Dictionary

Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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