hierarchical

[ hahy-uh-rahr-ki-kuh l, hahy-rahr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF hierarchical

Synonyms for hierarchical

MOST RELEVANT

Antonyms for hierarchical

MOST RELEVANT
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HIERARCHICAL

The process of relating is typically illustrated in a hierarchical fashion.

The hierarchical clergy must have shuddered as they listened.

The absence of the hierarchical idea in Hinduism is striking.

Employments fall into a hierarchical gradation of reputability.

A differentiation in the ministry gradually crept in as an outcome of the hierarchical spirit.

But hierarchical tendencies began very early and are very conspicuous in connection with Rome.

The interior framework, the outlines, the hierarchical divisions, were those of the empire.

There had never been an absence of protest against the hierarchical doctrine.

Aided by Rigdon, Smith attempted to establish a mixed communistic and hierarchical organized community.

Hierarchical Buddhism naturally leads us on to the subject of ceremonial Buddhism, which must be reserved for the next Lecture.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, from hierarchic + -al (1). Related: Hierarchically.