- a number of people or things that are located, gathered, or classed together；a number of people that work together or share certain beliefs
- put in a group or groups；put into categories; classify
noun: group, plural noun: groups
- 1. a number of people or things that are located, gathered, or classed together a group of boys approached the bulbs should be planted in groups 同義詞
- ▪ a number of people that work together or share certain beliefs I now belong to my local drama group 同義詞
- ▪ a commercial organization consisting of several companies under common ownership the largest newspaper group in the UK 同義詞
- ▪ a number of musicians who play popular music together I've always been a fan of the guitarists in the group
- ▪ a division of an air force, usually consisting of two or more stations.
- ▪ two or more figures or objects forming a design.
- 2. a set of elements occupying a column in the periodic table and having broadly similar properties arising from their similar electronic structure.
- ▪ a combination of atoms having a recognizable identity in a number of compounds a methyl group
- 3. a set of elements, together with an associative binary operation, which contains an inverse for each element and an identity element.
- 4. (in systemic grammar) a level of structure between clause and word, broadly corresponding to phrase in other grammars.
- 1. put in a group or groups three chairs were grouped around a table 同義詞
- ▪ put into categories; classify molluscs are grouped into seven different classes 同義詞
- ▪ form a group or groups growers began to group together to form cooperatives 同義詞 反義詞