Group, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grouped p. pr. & vb. n. Grouping.] To form a group of; to arrange or combine in a group or in groups, often with reference to mutual relation and the best effect; to form an assemblage of.
The difficulty lies in drawing and disposing, or, as the painters term it, in grouping such a multitude of different objects. --Prior.
Grouped columns Arch., three or more columns placed upon the same pedestal.
Group·ing n. Fine Arts The disposal or relative arrangement of figures or objects, as in, drawing, painting, and sculpture, or in ornamental design.
n 1: any number of entities (members) considered as a unit [syn:
2: the activity of putting things together in groups
3: a system for classifying things into groups [syn: pigeonholing]