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grouping

 
Noun grouping has 3 senses
  1. group, grouping - any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
    --1 has particulars:
     arrangement; straggle; kingdom; biological group; community, biotic community; world, human race, humanity, humankind, human beings, humans, mankind, man; people; social group; collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage; edition; electron shell; ethnic group, ethnos; race; association; subgroup; sainthood; citizenry, people; population; multitude, masses, mass, hoi polloi, people; varna; circuit; system, scheme; series; actinoid, actinide, actinon; rare earth, rare-earth element, lanthanoid, lanthanide, lanthanon; halogen
  2. grouping - the activity of putting things together in groups
    --2 is a kind of
    activity
    --2 has particulars:
     pairing; punctuation; phrasing; categorization, categorisation, classification, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation, assortment; collection, collecting, assembling, aggregation; sorting
    Derived forms: verb group2, verb group1
  3. grouping, pigeonholing - a system for classifying things into groups
    --3 is a kind of classification system
Verb group has 2 senses
  1. group - arrange into a group or groups; "Can you group these shapes together?"
    --1 is one way to
    classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate
    Derived forms: noun group1, noun grouping2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. group, aggroup - form a group or group together
    --2 is one way to meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather
    Derived forms: noun group1, noun grouping2
    Sample sentence:
    The crowds group in the streets
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