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Class vs. Method — What's the Difference?

Class vs. Method — What's the Difference?

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Class

A set, collection, group, or configuration containing members regarded as having certain attributes or traits in common; a kind or category.
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Method

A means or manner of procedure, especially a regular and systematic way of accomplishing something
A simple method for making a pie crust.
Mediation as a method of solving disputes. See Usage Note at methodology.
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Class

A grade of mail
A package sent third class.
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Method

Orderly arrangement of parts or steps to accomplish an end
Random efforts that lack method.
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Class

A quality of accommodation on public transport
Tourist class.
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Method

The procedures and techniques characteristic of a particular discipline or field of knowledge
This field course gives an overview of archaeological method.
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Class

A social stratum whose members share certain economic, social, or cultural characteristics
The lower-income classes.
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Method

Method A technique of acting in which the actor recalls emotions and reactions from past experience and uses them in identifying with and individualizing the character being portrayed.
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Class

Social rank or caste, especially high rank.
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Method

A process by which a task is completed; a way of doing something (followed by the adposition of, to or for before the purpose of the process).
If one method doesn't work, you should ask a friend to help you.
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Class

(Informal)Elegance of style, taste, and manner
An actor with class.
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Method

A technique for acting based on the ideas articulated by Konstantin Stanislavski and focusing on authentically experiencing the inner life of the character being portrayed.
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Class

A group of students who are taught together, usually at a regularly scheduled time and in the same subject.
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Method

(object-oriented) A subroutine or function belonging to a class or object.
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Class

The period during which such a group meets
Had to stay after class.
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Method

(slang) Marijuana.
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Class

The subject material taught to or studied by such a group
Found the math class challenging.
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Method

(dated) An instruction book systematically arranged.
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Class

A group of students or alumni who have the same year of graduation.
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Method

Ellipsis of method air.
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Class

(Biology)A taxonomic category ranking below a phylum or division and above an order.
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Method

(transitive) To apply a method to.
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Class

(Statistics)An interval in a frequency distribution.
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Method

To apply particular treatment methods to (a mold).
The company employs extensive use of 3D modelling combined with solidification simulation to ensure that critical castings are properly methoded.
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Class

(Linguistics)A group of words belonging to the same grammatical category that share a particular set of morphological properties, such as a set of inflections.
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Method

An orderly procedure or process; regular manner of doing anything; hence, manner; way; mode; as, a method of teaching languages; a method of improving the mind.
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Class

(Mathematics)A collection of sets whose members share a specified property.
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Method

Orderly arrangement, elucidation, development, or classification; clear and lucid exhibition; systematic arrangement peculiar to an individual.
Though this be madness, yet there's method in it.
All method is a rational progress, a progress toward an end.
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Class

To arrange, group, or rate according to qualities or characteristics; assign to a class; classify.
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Method

Classification; a mode or system of classifying natural objects according to certain common characteristics; as, the method of Theophrastus; the method of Ray; the Linnæan method.
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Class

(countable) A group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes.
The new Ford Fiesta is set to be best in the 'small family' class.
That is one class-A heifer you got there, sonny.
Often used to imply membership of a large class.
This word has a whole class of metaphoric extensions.
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Method

A technique used in acting in which the actor tries to identify with the individual personality of the specific character being portrayed, so as to provide a realistic rendering of the character's role. Also called the Method, method acting, the Stanislavsky Method or Stanislavsky System.
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Class

A social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc. In Britain, society is commonly split into three main classes: upper class, middle class and working class.
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Method

A way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
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Class

(uncountable) The division of society into classes.
Jane Austen's works deal with class in 18th-century England.
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Class

(uncountable) Admirable behavior; elegance.
Apologizing for losing your temper, even though you were badly provoked, showed real class.
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Class

A group of students in a regularly scheduled meeting with a teacher.
The class was noisy, but the teacher was able to get their attention with a story.
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Class

A series of lessons covering a single subject.
I took the cooking class for enjoyment, but I also learned a lot.
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Class

(countable) A group of students who commenced or completed their education during a particular year. A school class.
The class of 1982 was particularly noteworthy.
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Class

(countable) A category of seats in an airplane, train or other means of mass transportation.
I used to fly business class, but now my company can only afford economy.
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Class

A rank in the classification of organisms, below phylum and above order; a taxon of that rank.
Magnolias belong to the class Magnoliopsida.
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Class

Best of its kind.
It is the class of Italian bottled waters.
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Class

(statistics) A grouping of data values in an interval, often used for computation of a frequency distribution.
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Class

(set theory) A collection of sets definable by a shared property.
The class of all sets is not a set.
Every set is a class, but classes are not generally sets. A class that is not a set is called a proper class.
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Class

(military) A group of people subject to be conscripted in the same military draft, or more narrowly those persons actually conscripted in a particular draft.
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Class

A set of objects having the same behavior (but typically differing in state), or a template defining such a set in terms of its common properties, functions, etc.
An abstract base class
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Class

One of the sections into which a Methodist church or congregation is divided, supervised by a class leader.
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Class

(transitive) To assign to a class; to classify.
I would class this with most of the other mediocre works of the period.
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Class

(intransitive) To be grouped or classed.
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Class

(transitive) To divide into classes, as students; to form into, or place in, a class or classes.
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Class

Great; fabulous
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Class

A group of individuals ranked together as possessing common characteristics; as, the different classes of society; the educated class; the lower classes.
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Class

A number of students in a school or college, of the same standing, or pursuing the same studies.
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Class

A comprehensive division of animate or inanimate objects, grouped together on account of their common characteristics, in any classification in natural science, and subdivided into orders, families, tribes, genera, etc.
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Class

A set; a kind or description, species or variety.
She had lost one class energies.
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Class

One of the sections into which a church or congregation is divided, and which is under the supervision of a class leader.
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Class

One session of formal instruction in which one or more teachers instruct a group on some subject. The class may be one of a course of classes, or a single special session.
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Class

A high degree of elegance, in dress or behavior; the quality of bearing oneself with dignity, grace, and social adeptness.
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Class

To arrange in classes; to classify or refer to some class; as, to class words or passages.
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Class

To divide into classes, as students; to form into, or place in, a class or classes.
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Class

To be grouped or classed.
The genus or family under which it classes.
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Class

Exhibiting refinement and high character; as, a class act. Opposite of low-class
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Class

People having the same social or economic status;
The working class
An emerging professional class
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Class

A body of students who are taught together;
Early morning classes are always sleepy
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Class

Education imparted in a series of lessons or class meetings;
He took a course in basket weaving
Flirting is not unknown in college classes
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Class

A collection of things sharing a common attribute;
There are two classes of detergents
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Class

A body of students who graduate together;
The class of '97
She was in my year at Hoehandle High
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Class

A league ranked by quality;
He played baseball in class D for two years
Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA
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Class

Elegance in dress or behavior;
She has a lot of class
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Class

(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Class

Arrange or order by classes or categories;
How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?
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