The $user API variable is a type of page representing the current user, and the User class is Page type used for all users.
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User class also inherits all the methods and properties of: Page, WireData and Wire.
Additional methods and properties
In addition to the methods and properties above, User also inherits the methods and properties of these classes:
API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.178