HyperDic: hierarchic

English > 1 sense of the word hierarchic:
ADJECTIVEallhierarchic, hierarchical, hierarchalclassified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers
English > hierarchic: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningclassified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers.
  • "it has been said that only a hierarchical society with a leisure class at the top can produce works of art"
  • "in her hierarchical set of values honesty comes first"
Synonymshierarchical, hierarchal
Narrowerclass-conscious, stratified(used of society) socially hierarchical
gradablecapable of being graded (for quality or rank or size etc.)
graded, ranked, stratifiedArranged in a sequence of grades or ranks
verticalOf or relating to different levels in a hierarchy (as levels of social class or income group)
Oppositenonhierarchical, nonhierarchicnot classified hierarchically

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