Classification and Hierarchy


Show Definitions
Classification noun – One of the units into which a whole is divided on the basis of a common characteristic.
Hierarchy and classification are semantically related in position topic. In some cases you can use "Hierarchy" instead a noun "Classification", when it comes to topics like class.
Nearby Words: class, classify, classified, classifying, classifier
Synonyms for Classification


Show Definitions
Hierarchy noun – A scheme of rank or order.
Classification and hierarchy are semantically related in position topic. You can use "Classification" instead a noun "Hierarchy", if it concerns topics such as class.
Nearby Words: hierarchical, hierarchic
Synonyms for Hierarchy

How words are described

human human classification human hierarchy
old old classification old hierarchy
special special classification special hierarchy
formal formal classification formal hierarchy
Other adjectives: current, proper, brutal, actual, entire, social, new, traditional, military, official, different, racial, naval.
Cite this Source
Hierarchy and Classification. (2016). Retrieved 2020, December 04, from
Classification & Hierarchy. N.p., 2016. Web. 04 Dec. 2020. <>.
Hierarchy or Classification. 2016. Accessed December 04, 2020.

Synonyms for classification
Share this picture

Synonyms for hierarchy
Share this picture

Google Ngram Viewer shows how "classification" and "hierarchy" have occurred on timeline: