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Synonyms for group

Synonyms for group

a number of individuals making up or considered a unit

a group of people sharing an interest, activity, or achievement

to distribute into groups according to kinds

Synonyms for group

(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule

a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse

References in classic literature ?
He first cast anchor at Botany Bay, visited the Friendly Isles, New Caledonia, then directed his course towards Santa Cruz, and put into Namouka, one of the Hapai group.
The group in gray was split and broken by this fire, but its riddled body still fought.
Scattered here and there among the canoes might be seen numbers of cocoanuts floating closely together in circular groups, and bobbing up and down with every wave.
In this second group were several girls with exquisite figures and distinguished features, but there was little in their glance or expression that was simple and candid.
The studio then resembled not a studio, but a group of angels seated on a cloud in ether.
Carter Druse grew pale; he shook in every limb, turned faint, and saw the statuesque group before him as black figures, rising, falling, moving unsteadily in arcs of circles in a fiery sky.
Druse withdrew his eyes from the valley and fixed them again upon the group of man and horse in the sky, and again it was through the sights of his rifle.
It is a group of Mont Blancs, placed round one common center and crowned by radiating beams.
It is but a group of hollows, craters, circles, a network of crests; then, as far as the eye could see, a whole volcanic network cast upon this encrusted soil.
This, indeed, might have been expected; for as natural selection acts through one form having some advantage over other forms in the struggle for existence, it will chiefly act on those which already have some advantage; and the largeness of any group shows that its species have inherited from a common ancestor some advantage in common.
Of terrestrial mammals, there is only one which must be considered as indigenous, namely, a mouse (Mus Galapagoensis), and this is confined, as far as I could ascertain, to Chatham Island, the most easterly island of the group.
In these plays as a group Shakspere sets himself to grapple with the deepest and darkest problems of human character and life; but it is only very uncertain inference that he was himself passing at this time through a period of bitterness and disillusion.
When I look at a star, my sensation is (1) A member of the group of particulars which is the star, and which is associated with the place where the star is; (2) A member of the group of particulars which is my biography, and which is associated with the place where I am.
She's exceptionally good as an actress; one can see she's studied Kaulbach," said a diplomatic attache in the group round the ambassador's wife.
They had much to learn and in the meantime our Fighting Groups weeded them out.