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In the old days, you would have one lawyer to handle everything: speeding tickets, buying a house, contracts, litigation, real estate, copyrights, leasing, entertainment, intellectual property, forensic accounting, criminal offenses... the list goes on. Now, you have to have a separate lawyer for each one of those categories!
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Meaning of "categories" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CATEGORIES

categories  [ˈkætɪɡrɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CATEGORIES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Categories is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CATEGORIES


bakeries
ˈbeɪkərɪz
boundaries
ˈbaʊndərɪz
diaries
ˈdaɪərɪz
dictionaries
ˈdɪkʃənərɪz
fairies
ˈfeərɪz
groceries
ˈɡrəʊsərɪz
Humphries
ˈhʌmfrɪz
lorries
ˈlɒrɪz
memories
ˈmemərɪz
mysteries
ˈmɪstərɪz
nurseries
ˈnɜːsərɪz
queries
ˈkwɪərɪz
registries
ˈredʒstrɪz
subsidiaries
səbˈsɪdɪərɪz
summaries
ˈsʌmərɪz
surgeries
ˈsɜːdʒərɪz
territories
ˈterətərɪz
toiletries
ˈtɔɪlətrɪz
varies
ˈveərɪz
victories
ˈvɪktərɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CATEGORIES

categorematic
categorial
categorial grammar
categorially
categoric
categorical
categorical imperative
categorically
categoricalness
categorisation
categorise
categorist
categorization
categorize
category
Category A
Category D
category killer
category management
category mistake

WORDS THAT END LIKE CATEGORIES

accessories
advisories
calories
conservatories
countries
directories
dormitories
factories
French Southern and Antarctic Territories
glories
histories
inventories
laboratories
Northern Territories
Northwest Territories
repositories
signatories
stories
theories
Tories
trajectories

Synonyms and antonyms of categories in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CATEGORIES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «categories» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of categories

Translation of «categories» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CATEGORIES

Find out the translation of categories to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of categories from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «categories» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

类别
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

categorías
570 millions of speakers

English

categories
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

श्रेणियों
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فئات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

категории
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Categorias
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিভাগ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

catégories
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kategori
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kategorien
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カテゴリ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

카테고리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kategori
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

loại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பிரிவுகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

श्रेण्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kategoriler
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

categorie
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kategorie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

категорії
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

categorii
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κατηγορίες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kategorieë
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kategorier
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kategorier
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of categories

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CATEGORIES»

The term «categories» is very widely used and occupies the 646 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CATEGORIES» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «categories» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «categories» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about categories

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10 QUOTES WITH «CATEGORIES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word categories.
1
Sade Adu
When I was young, people were almost identified solely by the kind of music they liked. People fell into categories of who liked what.
2
Dorothy Allison
Class, race, sexuality, gender and all other categories by which we categorize and dismiss each other need to be excavated from the inside.
3
Steve Aoki
It's a really diverse time in music, with all these different DJs and all these different categories, and we are all taking footnotes from everyone else. There are no real genre boundaries anymore; you can take a trance idea and put it into a trap record - it's not that uncommon.
4
Russell Baker
Inanimate objects can be classified scientifically into three major categories; those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost.
5
Jim Bankoff
When I was at AOL, I was always on the web media side while much of the company was focused on the ISP business. We focused on big categories like celebrities and sports, and we created brands around that category like AOL Celebrities, AOL Movies and Fanhouse.
6
James Belushi
In the old days, you would have one lawyer to handle everything: speeding tickets, buying a house, contracts, litigation, real estate, copyrights, leasing, entertainment, intellectual property, forensic accounting, criminal offenses... the list goes on. Now, you have to have a separate lawyer for each one of those categories!
7
Nate Berkus
I do shop online! But I'm shopping online mostly in the home categories - One Kings Lane and Gilt. At a lot of architectural websites, I buy a lot of hardware for cabinetry like hinges and things like that from England. So, you know, for me, I shop at Net-A-Porter, but I don't really shop that much for clothing online.
8
Anthony Braxton
I am viewed as the Negro who has gone outside of the categories assigned to me.
9
John Carpenter
I have two different categories of favorite films. One is the emotional favorites, which means these are generally films that I saw when I was a kid; anything you see in your formative years is more powerful, because it really stays with you forever. The second category is films that I saw while I was learning the craft of motion pictures.
10
Jonathan Carroll
People who truly love us can be divided into two categories: those who understand us, and those who forgive us our worst sins. Rarely do you find someone capable of both.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CATEGORIES»

Discover the use of categories in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to categories and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Categories for the Working Mathematician
It then continues by extensively illustrating these categorical concepts while presenting applications to more advanced topics. This second edition includes many revisions and additions.
Saunders Mac Lane, 1998
2
Human Groups and Social Categories: Studies in Social Psychology
This volume reconciles some of Henri Tajfel's disparate studies on the social psychology of the relations and conflicts between social groups.
Henri Tajfel, 1981
3
Language, Thought, and Other Biological Categories: New ...
Ruth Millikan argues that the intentionality of language can be described without reference to speaker intentions and that an understanding of the intentionality of thought can and should be divorced from the problem of understanding ...
Ruth Garrett Millikan, 1984
4
Lexical Categories: Verbs, Nouns and Adjectives
This book investigates the fundamental nature of nouns, verbs, and adjectives.
Mark C. Baker, 2003
5
Categories for Types
Aimed at advanced undergraduates and beginning graduates, this book will be of interest to theoretical computer scientists, logicians and mathematicians specializing in category theory.
Roy L. Crole, 1993
6
Locally Presentable and Accessible Categories
The aim of this book is to provide an exposition of both the theory and the applications of these categories at a level accessible to graduate students.
Jiří Adámek (ing.), J. Rosicky, 1994
7
Categories and Sheaves
This book covers categories, homological algebra and sheaves in a systematic and exhaustive manner starting from scratch, and continues with full proofs to an exposition of the most recent results in the literature, and sometimes beyond.
Masaki Kashiwara, Pierre Schapira, 2006
8
Semi-lexical Categories: The Function of Content Words and ...
This book deals with the grammatical behavior of such 'in between' - categories, which are referred to here as 'Semi-lexical categories'.
Norbert Corver, Henk C. van Riemsdijk, 2001
9
Jocks and Burnouts: Social Categories and Identity in the ...
This ethnographic study of adolescent social structure in a Michigan high school shows how the school's institutional environment fosters the formation of opposed class cultures in the student population, which in turn serve as a social ...
Penelope Eckert, 1989
10
Triangulated Categories in the Representation of Finite ...
An introduction to the use of triangulated categories in the study of representations of finite-dimensional algebras reveals that the derived categories are a useful tool in studying tilting processes.
Dieter Happel, 1988

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CATEGORIES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term categories is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Categories help diners make better choices
Indiana, PA :: News :: Indiana County News :: Categories Help Diners Make Better Choic. Categories help diners make better choices. «Indiana Gazette, Jul 15»
2
Cruise giant Carnival Corp. to launch sailings to Cuba
In addition, traveling for humanitarian projects and religious activities also are among the 12 approved categories of travel to Cuba. «Detroit Free Press, Jul 15»
3
Dollar threshold to increase for some acquisition categories, could …
A new final rule on the Federal Register would change the monetary thresholds for certain acquisition categories commensurate with inflation. «Fierce Government, Jul 15»
4
Knowledge Vault Honored in Two Categories at the 2015 IT World …
NEW YORK, July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In the ever-expanding and evolving threat landscape that the Cloud poses, overseeing risk and ... «Virtual-Strategy Magazine, Jul 15»
5
Context-Based Security and Advanced Fraud Prevention Provider …
"Recognition by Network Products Guide as a leader in the cybersecurity space across several award categories serves as validation of our ... «Benzinga, Jul 15»
6
Health Food Product Claims In 9 Categories: How Companies …
I've been interviewed by a range of business media about the trend to more transparent labeling and healthier ingredients in packaged foods ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
7
Pinterest Launches New Shop Categories
The picture-based network also launched new shop categories, including "Shop our picks" -- a curated selection of seasonal goods -- and ... «MediaPost Communications, Jul 15»
8
Our 2015 BEVy Categories
Some of last year's great categories ranged from the on-field variety (Best Hold of 2014, Dan Duquette Reclamation Project Award), to the silly ... «Eutaw Street Report, Jul 15»
9
HGS Recognized as a Leader in the Payer and Provider Categories
Hinduja Global Solutions Limited (HGS) (Listed on NSE & BSE, India) today announced its ranking as a "Leader" in the NelsonHall Vendor ... «IT Business Net, Jul 15»
10
Microsoft's Cortana Now Shows More Categories of Interests in India
Microsoft's voice-based virtual assistant, Cortana, has received an update in India that has broadened the categories of interests in the app. «NDTV, Jul 15»

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