Taxonomy vs Bestay - What's the difference?

taxonomy | bestay |


As a noun taxonomy

is the science or the technique used to make a classification.

As a verb bestay is

to secure or steady; cause to come to a fixed position or state; bring to a halt or stop.

taxonomy

Noun

(taxonomies)
  • The science or the technique used to make a classification.
  • A classification; especially , a classification in a hierarchical system.
  • (taxonomy, uncountable) The science of finding, describing, classifying and naming organisms.
  • Synonyms

    * alpha taxonomy

    Derived terms

    * folk taxonomy * scientific taxonomy

    See also

    * classification * rank * taxon * domain * kingdom * subkingdom * superphylum * phylum * subphylum * class * subclass * infraclass * superorder * order * suborder * infraorder * parvorder * superfamily * family * subfamily * genus * species * subspecies * superregnum * regnum * subregnum * superphylum * phylum * subphylum * classis * subclassis * infraclassis * superordo * ordo * subordo * infraordo * taxon * superfamilia * familia * subfamilia * ontology

    bestay

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To secure or steady; cause to come to a fixed position or state; bring to a halt or stop.
  • *1834 , Theodore Sedwick Fay, George Pope Morris, Samuel Woodworth, New-York mirror :
  • Mid the half-furrowed field bestay the plough, Bid the twin toilers of the yoke go free, And aught that doth thee patient servitude, From closing sabbath to its blest return, [...]
  • *1874 , Great Britain. Public Record Office, Calendar of state papers, foreign series, of the reign of Elizabeth :
  • Hereupon the magistrates of the town cried "Hola, hola, bestay the matter."
  • *1940 , Thornwell Jacobs, Red lanterns on St. Michael's :
  • Bestay' thee, ' bestay thee in fighting!