Synonyms for gender

Synonyms for (noun) gender

Synonyms: gender, sex, sexuality

Definition: the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles

Usage: she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus

Similar words: physiological property

Definition: a property having to do with the functioning of the body


Synonyms: gender, grammatical gender

Definition: a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness

Similar words: grammatical category, syntactic category

Definition: (grammar) a category of words having the same grammatical properties