|1.||[ noun ] any number of entities (members) considered as a unit|
|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|
|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|
|Related terms:||set Abelian_group subgroup|
|5.||[ adjective ] 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"
|6.||[ verb ] form a group or group together|
|Related terms:||meet pool gang team brigade|