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English noun: grouping

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


Synonymsgroup


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


Synonymspigeonholing


Broader (hypernym)classification system









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