1. [ noun ] any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
Synonyms: grouping
Related terms: people system world citizenry multitude collection population arrangement race series edition halogen electron_shell rare_earth subgroup arrangement circuit social_group biotic_community association ethnic_group biological_group kingdom actinide varna sainthood straggle
2. [ noun ] (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
Synonyms: radical chemical_group
Related terms: substance unit methylene_group nitrate vinyl carboxyl cyano_group benzoyl_group hydroxyl uranyl alkyl allyl nitrite azo_group nitro_group acetyl azido_group glyceryl cacodyl propyl Butyl hydrazo_group ketone_group acyl alcohol_group aldehyde_group chromophore amino_group carbonyl_group benzyl molecule chemistry
3. [ verb ] arrange into a group or groups

"Can you group these shapes together?"

Related terms: classify collocate bracket batch regroup
4. [ noun ] (mathematics) a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse
Synonyms: mathematical_group
Related terms: set Abelian_group subgroup
5. [ adjective ] for or by a group rather than individuals
Synonyms: communal

"dipping each his bread into a communal dish of stew"- Paul Roche "a communal settlement in which all earnings and food were shared" "a group effort"

Related terms: common
6. [ verb ] form a group or group together
Synonyms: aggroup
Related terms: meet pool gang team brigade
Similar spelling:   groupie