Definitions for hierarchicalˌhaɪ əˈrɑr kɪ kəl, haɪˈrɑr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hi•er•ar•chi•calˌhaɪ əˈrɑr kɪ kəl, haɪˈrɑr-(adj.)

also hi`er•ar′chic

  1. of, belonging to, or characteristic of a hierarchy.

Origin of hierarchical:

1425–75

hi`er•ar′chi•cal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hierarchical, hierarchal, hierarchic(adj)

    classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers

    "it has been said that only a hierarchical society with a leisure class at the top can produce works of art"; "in her hierarchical set of values honesty comes first"

Wiktionary

  1. hierarchical(Adjective)

    Pertaining to a hierarchy.

  2. hierarchical(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to an ecclesiastic or priestly order.

  3. hierarchical(Adjective)

    Classified or arranged according to various criteria into successive ranks or grades.

    It has been said that only a hierarchical society with a leisure class at the top can produce works of art. - source?

  4. Origin: Compare French hiérarchique

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hierarchical(adj)

    pertaining to a hierarchy


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