A group is defined as a collection, or a number of people or things.(noun)
The definition of group is to collect two or more people or things together.(verb)
An example of group is separating ten people into two sets of five people.
Group is defined as something related to a collection or a number of people or things.(adjective)
An example of group is the decision by all six people at a table to drink wine with dinner; a group decision.
See group in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr groupe < It gruppo, a knot, lump, group < Gmc *kruppa, round mass: see crop
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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Origin: French groupe
Origin: , from Italian gruppo
Origin: , probably of Germanic origin. Usage Note: Group as a collective noun can be followed by a singular or plural verb. It takes a singular verb when the persons or things that make up the group are considered collectively: The dance group is ready for rehearsal. Group takes a plural verb when the persons or things that constitute it are considered individually: The group were divided in their sympathies. See Usage Note at collective noun.
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