grouping

noun group·ing \ ˈgrü-piŋ \
|Updated on: 19 Aug 2018

Definition of grouping

1 : the act or process of combining in groups
2 : a set of objects combined in a group
  • a furniture grouping

Examples of grouping in a Sentence

  1. They arranged the furniture in a grouping around the fireplace.

  2. the grouping of English with other Germanic languages

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First Known Use of grouping

1704

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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GROUPING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of grouping for English Language Learners

  • : a set of people or things combined in a group

  • : the act or process of combining people or things into groups



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