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group

group

 
 
pronunciation:
grup
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a collection of people, things, or ideas that are in one place or are related by characteristics; cluster.
A large group of people met to discuss the plan.
 
synonyms:
assortment, body, bunch, cluster, collection, congregation, set
similar words:
accumulation, arrangement, array, assembly, band, batch, block, bracket, category, circle, class, combination, community, company, family, gang, lot, pack, series
definition 2: a small musical band, especially one that plays pop or jazz music.
synonyms:
band
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: grouped, grouping, groups
definition 1: to put with other items that are similar; classify.
The librarian grouped the books by topic.
synonyms:
bracket, class, classify, grade, rank, sort
similar words:
marshal, organize, type
definition 2: to bring together into a group; gather.
The teacher grouped the students in a circle.
synonyms:
assemble, bunch, collect, combine, gather, round up
similar words:
bracket, organize