Definitions for hierarchicalˌhaɪ əˈrɑr kɪ kəl, haɪˈrɑr-

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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"

GCIDE

  1. hierarchical(a.)

    Pertaining to a transitive relation between objects by which they may be ordered into a hierarchy; as, a hierarchical relation.

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. hirarchique.]

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

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. hirarchique.]


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