group[ groop ]SEE DEFINITION OF group
Synonyms for group
- shooting match
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GROUP
The Milbreys, father and son, came up and greeted the group on the piazza.
Mrs. Bines, so complacent overnight, was the most disconsolate one of the group.
He always kept a group with him, and people said that he was wise to do it.
There is not a country in which one group is not afraid of some other group.
But of the arc which He disclosed no one group of His followers has as yet perceived the whole.
"Well, go on," interposed the youngest and quietest of the group.
He raised his voice a little, speaking into the shadows where was the group of silent men.
The group around the bed had parted to admit Mrs. Rosenfeld, and closed again.
All the Indians in the group that had gathered about the Mastodon, nodded at this.
As soon as she recognized the group she disappeared, with a cry, into the house.
1690s, originally an art criticism term, "assemblage of figures or objects in a painting or design," from French groupe "cluster, group" (17c.), from Italian gruppo "group, knot," perhaps ultimately from Proto-Germanic *kruppaz "round mass, lump," and related to crop. Extended to "any assemblage" by 1736. Meaning "pop music combo" is from 1958.