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English noun: grouping

1. grouping any number of entities (members) considered as a unit


Broader (hypernym)abstract entity, abstraction

Narrower (hyponym)accumulation, actinide, actinoid, actinon, aggregation, arrangement, assemblage, association, biological group, biotic community, circuit, citizenry, cloud, collection, community, edition, electron shell, ethnic group, ethnos, halogen, hoi polloi, human beings, human race, humanity, humankind, humans, kingdom, lanthanide, lanthanoid, lanthanon, man, mankind, mass, masses, multitude, people, people, people, population, race, rare earth, rare-earth element, sainthood, scheme, series, social group, straggle, subgroup, swarm, system, the great unwashed, varna, world

Instance hyponymGreat Lakes

2. grouping (act) the activity of putting things together in groups

Broader (hypernym)activity

Narrower (hyponym)aggregation, assembling, assortment, categorisation, categorization, classification, collecting, collection, compartmentalisation, compartmentalization, pairing, phrasing, punctuation, sorting

3. grouping (cognition) a system for classifying things into groups


Broader (hypernym)classification system

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