Synonyms and Antonyms of species

  1. 1 one of the units into which a whole is divided on the basis of a common characteristic a music that is now generally regarded as a distinct species of rap Synonyms bracket, category, classification, division, family, genus, grade, group, kind, league, order, rank(s), rubric, set, class, tier, typeRelated Words description, feather, ilk, kidney, like, manner, nature, sort; branch, section, speciality, specialty, subclass, subdivision, subgroup, subspecies, variety; breed, race; generation; heading, label, title

  2. 2 a number of persons or things that are grouped together because they have something in common in the late 1960s there emerged a new species of actor: edgy and not conventionally handsome Synonyms breed, class, description, feather, genre, ilk, kidney, kind, like, manner, nature, order, sort, strain, stripe, type, varietyRelated Words model; sample, specimen; bracket, bunch, category, division, family, grade, group, grouping, lot, persuasion, rank(s), set, suite

  3. 3 human beings in general the future of the species may well depend on our willingness to limit the impact of an ever-increasing population Synonyms folks, humanity, humankind, public, people, worldRelated Words community, society; crowd, masses, mob, populace, proletariat, rabble, rabblement, riffraff

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