Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to a hierarchy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as hierarchic.

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  • adjective Pertaining to a hierarchy.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to an ecclesiastic or priestly order.
  • adjective Classified or arranged according to various criteria into successive ranks or grades.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers

Etymologies

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Compare French hiérarchique.

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