Definition of System

1. Noun. Instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity. "The system consists of a motor and a small computer"




2. Noun. A group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole. "A vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going"

3. Noun. (physical chemistry) a sample of matter in which substances in different phases are in equilibrium. "A system generating hydrogen peroxide"
Generic synonyms: Matter
Category relationships: Physical Chemistry

4. Noun. A complex of methods or rules governing behavior. "That language has a complex system for indicating gender"

5. Noun. An organized structure for arranging or classifying. "He tried to understand their system of classification"

6. Noun. A group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts. "The body has a system of organs for digestion"

7. Noun. A procedure or process for obtaining an objective. "They had to devise a system that did not depend on cooperation"
Generic synonyms: Plan Of Action
Specialized synonyms: Credit System, Legal System, Pricing System, Promotion System

8. Noun. The living body considered as made up of interdependent components forming a unified whole. "Exercise helped him get the alcohol out of his system"
Generic synonyms: Live Body

9. Noun. An ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized. "We can't do it unless we establish some system around here"

Definition of System

1. n. An assemblage of objects arranged in regular subordination, or after some distinct method, usually logical or scientific; a complete whole of objects related by some common law, principle, or end; a complete exhibition of essential principles or facts, arranged in a rational dependence or connection; a regular union of principles or parts forming one entire thing; as, a system of philosophy; a system of government; a system of divinity; a system of botany or chemistry; a military system; the solar system.

Definition of System

1. Noun. A collection of organized things; as in a solar system. ¹

2. Noun. A way of organising or planning. ¹

3. Noun. A whole composed of relationships among the members. ¹

4. Noun. (music) A set of staffs that indicate instruments or sounds that are to be played simultaneously. ¹

5. Noun. (mathematics) A set of equations involving the same variables, which are to be solved simultaneously. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of System

1. a group of interacting elements forming a unified whole [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of System

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syssitia
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system (current term)
system administrator
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system of numeration
system of rules
system of weights
system of weights and measures

Literary usage of System

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"The historical illustration of this fact is to be found in the acceptance by European nations of a system of notation which was imported from the East in ..."

2. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1899)
"Dangers to which Europeans would be exposed if they adopted the Federal system of the Americans. When a legislator succeeds, after persevering efforts, ..."

3. Psychology: General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1907)
"The most important condition of consciousness is to be found in the proper functioning of the nervous system. The person who faints and loses consciousness ..."

4. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve, John Canfield Spencer (1841)
"The federal system is complex.—It demands a daily Exercise of Discretion on the Part of the Citizens.—Practical knowledge of Government common among the ..."

5. The Age of Reason: Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology by Thomas Paine, Moncure Daniel Conway (1896)
"APPLICATION OF THE PRECEDING TO THE system OF THE CHRISTIANS. BUT, in the midst of those reflections, what are we to think ..."

6. Banking Reform by James Laurence Laughlin (1912)
"The National Banking system—Revising Banking systems to Pit Changing Conditions—§2. Scope of the National Banking system and Capital Invested—§3. ..."

7. Psychology: General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1907)
"The nervous system of the hydra is scattered diffusely throughout the body ... The higher animals all have a more or less highly centralized nervous system. ..."

8. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"CHAPTER III THE HUMAN NERVOUS system External plan like that of all vertebrates. The structural plan of the human nervous system is the same as that of all ..."

9. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"The historical illustration of this fact is to be found in the acceptance by European nations of a system of notation which was imported from the East in ..."

10. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1899)
"Dangers to which Europeans would be exposed if they adopted the Federal system of the Americans. When a legislator succeeds, after persevering efforts, ..."

11. Psychology: General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1907)
"The most important condition of consciousness is to be found in the proper functioning of the nervous system. The person who faints and loses consciousness ..."

12. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve, John Canfield Spencer (1841)
"The federal system is complex.—It demands a daily Exercise of Discretion on the Part of the Citizens.—Practical knowledge of Government common among the ..."

13. The Age of Reason: Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology by Thomas Paine, Moncure Daniel Conway (1896)
"APPLICATION OF THE PRECEDING TO THE system OF THE CHRISTIANS. BUT, in the midst of those reflections, what are we to think ..."

14. Banking Reform by James Laurence Laughlin (1912)
"The National Banking system—Revising Banking systems to Pit Changing Conditions—§2. Scope of the National Banking system and Capital Invested—§3. ..."

15. Psychology: General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1907)
"The nervous system of the hydra is scattered diffusely throughout the body ... The higher animals all have a more or less highly centralized nervous system. ..."

16. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"CHAPTER III THE HUMAN NERVOUS system External plan like that of all vertebrates. The structural plan of the human nervous system is the same as that of all ..."

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