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Definitions of group

  1. the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen
  2. form a group or group together
  3. ( chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
  4. for or by a group rather than individuals; " 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"
  5. any number of entities ( members) considered as a unit
  6. a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse
  7. arrange into a group or groups; " Can you group these shapes together?"
  8. A cluster, crowd, or throng; an assemblage, either of persons or things, collected without any regular form or arrangement; as, a group of men or of trees; a group of isles.
  9. An assemblage of objects in a certain order or relation, or having some resemblance or common characteristic; as, groups of strata.
  10. A variously limited assemblage of animals or plants, having some resemblance, or common characteristics in form or structure. The term has different uses, and may be made to include certain species of a genus, or a whole genus, or certain genera, or even several orders.
  11. To form a group of; to arrange or combine in a group or in groups, often with reference to mutual relation and the best effect; to form an assemblage of.
  12. A number of eighth, sixteenth, etc., notes joined at the stems; - sometimes rather indefinitely applied to any ornament made up of a few short notes.
  13. A small crowd or assemblage; a cluster; as, a group of houses.
  14. To from into a collection or class.
  15. A number of persons or things together: ( art) an assemblage of persons, animals, or things, forming a whole.
  16. To form into a group or groups.
  17. Cluster; assemblage.
  18. A small collection or company; cluster.
  19. A cluster; an assemblage; an assemblage of figures forming an artistic whole; a class scientifically connected.
  20. To form into a group.
  21. A small crowd or assemblage; in art, an assemblage of figures or objects having some resemblance or character in common.
  22. To bring or place together in a cluster or knot.
  23. A number of plants, or animals, related to one another, and considered collectively.
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Usage examples for group

  1. The group was not near enough, the light was too uncertain, for her to see clearly. – The Mormon Prophet by Lily Dougall
  2. What changes have come to that laughing group! – Worldly Ways and Byways by Eliot Gregory
  3. So of course the old members of the Sunrise Hill Camp Fire Club were there and a few outside people, besides the group of young men who had always shared their good times. – The Camp Fire Girls Across the Seas by Margaret Vandercook
  4. Each of these Tommies had his own little group of visitors, and was too busy talking to them to take much notice of anybody else. – The Luckiest Girl in the School by Angela Brazil
  5. The King, Gibamund, and the Gundings went from group to group. – The Scarlet Banner by Felix Dahn
  6. Of all the listening group, only Peg- leg protested. – Sinister Paradise by Robert Moore Williams
  7. I nodded, and we hurried up to join the group. – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  8. Neuman strode out from a group of waiting men. – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  9. One group he himself led. – The Happy Family by Bertha Muzzy Bower
  10. Silence suddenly fell on the group. – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  11. So with a little group of acquaintances she had come west and taken up a homestead. – Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl
  12. None of the little group at the entrance moved for a full minute. – The Corner House Girls at School by Grace Brooks Hill
  13. Yes, sir; you can see a group of men at every street corner. – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  14. A group of girls were playing this very game. – In Wild Rose Time by Amanda M. Douglas
  15. A group instantly gathered round the person who had uttered it, who was no other than Deacon Soper. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  16. Others began to join our group. – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  17. I know Mr. Gordon's group of claims well. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  18. 2. A proper noun is the name of some particular individual, or people, or group. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  19. At length the Baron stopped in his walk and looked at the group. – The Strong Arm by Robert Barr
  20. They'll come up to our table in the dining- room to- night, and to- morrow she'll bring up a group of dear friends and he'll bring up another- to be introduced; and- there we'll be! – Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories by Kathleen Norris
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