Definitions for gender

Definitions for (noun) gender

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

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