- category UK US /ˈkætəgəri/ noun [C]► a group of people or things that have similar features: a category of sth »
The use of the four categories of customer is to ensure that marketing messages are effective.»
Four of the six job categories that gained the most workers in the last 10 years pay below the state average.»
At just under five pounds, it's one of the lightest laptops in its category.
Financial and business terms. 2012.