HyperDic: hierarchy

English > 2 senses of the word hierarchy:
NOUNgrouphierarchya series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system
grouphierarchy, power structure, pecking orderthe organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
hierarchy > pronunciation
Soundshhay'eraa.rkiy; hhay'raa.rkiy
Rhymesachy ... yucky: 142 rhymes with kiy...
English > hierarchy: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system.
Example"put honesty first in her hierarchy of values"
Part ofsystem, schemeA group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
Narrowercelestial hierarchyThe collective body of angels
data hierarchyAn arrangement of data consisting of sets and subsets such that every subset of a set is of lower rank than the set
taxonomyA classification of organisms into groups based on similarities of structure or origin / origin etc
BroaderseriesSimilar things placed in order or happening one after another
Spanishjerarquía
Catalanjerarquia
Adjectiveshierarchicalclassified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers
English > hierarchy: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body.
Synonymspower structure, pecking order
MembershierarchA person who holds a high position in a hierarchy
Part ofadministration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisationThe persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
Broaderorganization, organisationA group of people who work together
Spanishjerarquía
Catalanjerarquia

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