What does the word system mean?

Usage examples for system

  1. " If you ask me," he replied, " I should like to know what wasn't difficult connected with the telephone system in this country! – The Thousandth Woman by Ernest W. Hornung
  2. Why are you in this system? – Acid Bath by Vaseleos Garson
  3. His nervous system, however, had received a shock from which he never fully recovered. – The Story of the Toys by Mary Harris Toy Dodge