Group vs. Clique

Group vs. Clique — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Group and Clique

Groupnoun

A number of things or persons being in some relation to one another.

there is a group of houses behind the hill;he left town to join a Communist groupA group of people gathered in front of the Parliament to demonstrate against the Prime Minister's proposals.

Cliquenoun

A small, exclusive group of individuals; a cabal.

This school used to be really friendly, but now everyone keeps to their own cliques.

Groupnoun

(group theory) A set with an associative binary operation, under which there exists an identity element, and such that each element has an inverse.

Cliquenoun

(graph theory) A subgraph isomorphic to a complete graph.

The problem of finding the largest clique in an arbitrary graph is NP-complete.

Groupnoun

An effective divisor on a curve.

Cliquenoun

(Internet) A group of related web sites that link to each other, like a webring but with exclusive membership determined by the clique owner.

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Groupnoun

A (usually small) group of people who perform music together.

Did you see the new jazz group?

Cliqueverb

(intransitive) To associate together in a clannish way; to act with others secretly to gain a desired end; to plot.

Groupnoun

(astronomy) A small number (up to about fifty) of galaxies that are near each other.

Cliquenoun

an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose

Groupnoun

(chemistry) A column in the periodic table of chemical elements.

Groupnoun

(chemistry) A functional group.

Nitro is an electron-withdrawing group.
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Groupnoun

(sociology) A subset of a culture or of a society.

Groupnoun

(military) An air force formation.

Groupnoun

(geology) A collection of formations or rock strata.

Groupnoun

(computing) A number of users with same rights with respect to accession, modification, and execution of files, computers and peripherals.

Groupnoun

An element of an espresso machine from which hot water pours into the portafilter.

Groupnoun

(music) A number of eighth, sixteenth, etc., notes joined at the stems; sometimes rather indefinitely applied to any ornament made up of a few short notes.

Groupnoun

(sports) A set of teams playing each other in the same division, while not during the same period playing any teams that belong to other sets in the division.

Groupnoun

(business) A commercial organization.

Groupverb

(transitive) To put together to form a group.

group the dogs by hair colour

Groupverb

(intransitive) To come together to form a group.

Groupnoun

any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

Groupnoun

(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule

Groupnoun

a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse

Groupverb

arrange into a group or groups;

Can you group these shapes together?

Groupverb

form a group or group together