Taxonomy vs Caretaker - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between taxonomy and caretaker

is that taxonomy is the science or the technique used to make a classification while caretaker is someone who takes care of a place or thing; someone looking after somewhere, or with responsibility for keeping a place in good repair.

As an adjective caretaker is

temporary, on a short term basis.

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

    caretaker

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone who takes care of a place or thing; someone looking after somewhere, or with responsibility for keeping a place in good repair.
  • Someone who takes care of a person; a parent, carer or other guardian.
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Temporary, on a short term basis.
  • Johnson had to be drafted in as the caretaker manager after Hewlett resigned without warning the day before the final.