Definition of gender
1a : a subclass within a grammatical class (such as noun, pronoun, adjective, or verb) of a language that is partly arbitrary but also partly based on distinguishable characteristics (such as shape, social rank, manner of existence, or sex) and that determines agreement with and selection of other words or grammatical formsb : membership of a word or a grammatical form in such a subclassc : an inflectional form (see inflection 3a) showing membership in such a subclass
2a : sex the feminine genderb : the behavioral, cultural, or psychological traits typically associated with one sex
Examples of gender in a Sentence
Please state your name, birth date, and gender.
The adjective and noun must agree in number and gender.
Some languages do not use genders.
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