Associations to the word «Hierarchy»

Wiktionary

HIERARCHY, noun. A body of authoritative officials organized in nested ranks.
HIERARCHY, noun. Any group of objects ranked so that every one but the topmost is subordinate to a specified one above it.

Dictionary definition

HIERARCHY, noun. A series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system; "put honesty first in her hierarchy of values".
HIERARCHY, noun. The organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body.

Wise words

Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?
Aeschylus