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Synonyms for division
dɪˈvɪʒ əndi·vi·sion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. divisionnoun

    Part, a substance, quantity, or amount that is the result of the division of something greater, is the general word, including all the others of this group. A fragment is the result of breaking, rending, or disruption of some kind, while a piece may be smoothly or evenly separated and have a certain completeness in itself. A piece is often taken for a sample; a fragment scarcely would be. Division and fraction are always regarded as in connection with the total; divisions may be equal or unequal; a fraction is one of several equal parts into which the whole is supposed to be divided. A portion is a part viewed with reference to some one who is to receive it or some special purpose to which it is to be applied; in a restaurant one portion (i. e., the amount designed for one person) is sometimes, by special order, served to two; a share is a part to which one has or may acquire a right in connection with others; an instalment is one of a series of proportionate payments that are to be continued till the entire claim is discharged; a particle is an exceedingly small part. A component, constituent, ingredient, or element is a part of some compound or mixture; an element is necessary to the existence, as a component or constituent is necessary to the completeness of that which it helps to compose; an ingredient may be foreign or accidental. A subdivision is a division of a division. We speak of a segment of a circle. Compare PARTICLE; PORTION.

    Synonyms:
    atom, component, constituent, element, fraction, fragment, ingredient, instalment, member, part, part, particle, piece, portion, section, segment, share, subdivision

Princeton's WordNet

  1. divisionnoun

    an army unit large enough to sustain combat

    "two infantry divisions were held in reserve"

    Synonyms:
    sectionalisation, section, class, naval division, part, partitioning, air division, partition, variance, sectionalization, segmentation

  2. part, section, divisionnoun

    one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole

    "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"

    Synonyms:
    naval division, role, piece, theatrical role, portion, air division, incision, function, section, constituent, share, character, part, segment, surgical incision, sectionalization, variance, discussion section, plane section, class, contribution, component, region, persona, component part, partition, parting, percentage, department, sectionalisation, segmentation, office, subdivision, partitioning, voice

  3. divisionnoun

    the act or process of dividing

    Synonyms:
    sectionalisation, section, class, naval division, part, partitioning, air division, partition, variance, sectionalization, segmentation

  4. divisionnoun

    an administrative unit in government or business

    Synonyms:
    sectionalisation, section, class, naval division, part, partitioning, air division, partition, variance, sectionalization, segmentation

  5. division, variancenoun

    discord that splits a group

    Synonyms:
    segmentation, variation, partition, divergence, sectionalization, class, part, section, disagreement, naval division, variableness, air division, variability, variant, partitioning, discrepancy, sectionalisation, variance

  6. class, divisionnoun

    a league ranked by quality

    "he played baseball in class D for two years"; "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA"

    Synonyms:
    course of instruction, form, grade, partition, year, sectionalization, class, course, part, section, naval division, course of study, family, air division, social class, partitioning, socio-economic class, sectionalisation, segmentation, variance, stratum, category

  7. divisionnoun

    (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category

    Synonyms:
    sectionalisation, section, class, naval division, part, partitioning, air division, partition, variance, sectionalization, segmentation

  8. divisionnoun

    (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum

    Synonyms:
    sectionalisation, section, class, naval division, part, partitioning, air division, partition, variance, sectionalization, segmentation

  9. division, air divisionnoun

    a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings

    Synonyms:
    sectionalisation, section, class, naval division, part, partitioning, air division, partition, variance, sectionalization, segmentation

  10. division, naval divisionnoun

    a group of ships of similar type

    Synonyms:
    sectionalisation, section, class, naval division, part, partitioning, air division, partition, variance, sectionalization, segmentation

  11. divisionnoun

    an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed

    Synonyms:
    sectionalisation, section, class, naval division, part, partitioning, air division, partition, variance, sectionalization, segmentation

  12. division, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisationnoun

    the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart

    Synonyms:
    sectionalisation, cleavage, section, class, naval division, part, divider, breakdown, partitioning, air division, partition, variance, sectionalization, segmentation

Editors Contribution

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. divisionnoun

    Synonyms:
    separation

  2. divisionnoun

    Synonyms:
    portion, section, class, head, category

  3. divisionnoun

    Synonyms:
    partition, demarcation

  4. divisionnoun

    Synonyms:
    compartment, separate part

  5. divisionnoun

    Synonyms:
    apportionment, allotment, distribution

  6. divisionnoun

    Synonyms:
    difference, disagreement, variance, breach, rupture, disunion, discord, feud, alienation

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How to use division in a sentence?

  1. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    True happiness comes from a sense of brotherhood and sisterhood, but not from hatred and division.

  2. Tucker Carlson:

    So that means Joe Biden put at the head of the criminal division the partner of the guy his son had hired to defend him against the criminal division.

  3. Kyrsten Sinema:

    I will not support separate actions that worsen the underlying disease of division infecting our country.

  4. Michael Helm:

    In an effort to bond with a homeless veteran, Secretary McDonald told him he was in the Special Forces. He did complete Ranger training and served honorably with the Army's 82nd Airborne Division. But a lie is a lie, what a disappointment from the leader of a department whose number one issue right now is the restoration of trust. He should be held to a higher standard. The secretary has apologized, as he certainly should. We hope that he can restore the trust that he has lost.

  5. Piet Chielens:

    The German army command has no great belief in this new weapon, so they don't have a big infantry division behind it. That is not enough to result in a complete breakthrough.


Translations for division

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  • deel, afdeling, gedeelte, skeiding, divisie, verdelingAfrikaans
  • раздел, подразделение, част, деление, делене, дивизия, разделянеBulgarian
  • dělení, oddělení, díl, divizeCzech
  • Division, Teil, Teilung, AbteilungGerman
  • διχασμός, διαίρεση, μεραρχία, διχόνοια, διεύθυνσηGreek
  • dividado, divido, divizioEsperanto
  • divisiónSpanish
  • لشکر, تقسیم, بخشPersian
  • osa, divisioona, jako, kaari, jakaminen, pääjakso, jakolaskuFinnish
  • divisionFrench
  • divyzje, ôfstimming, yndieling, dieling, klasse, ôfdielingWestern Frisian
  • deighilt, urrannIrish
  • אוגדה, חילוק, חלוקהHebrew
  • bagian, divisi, pemekaranIndonesian
  • deiling, skiptingIcelandic
  • divisioneItalian
  • 除算, 割り算, 部, 分割Japanese
  • កងពលធំ, សាខាKhmer
  • 사단, 부서Korean
  • divisionLatin
  • whakawehenga, whare, mātuaMāori
  • дивизија, делење, оддел, поделба, одделение, дел, поделеностMacedonian
  • വിഭാഗംMalayalam
  • pembahagian, bahagian, divisiMalay
  • divisjonNorwegian
  • afdeling, eenheid, gedeelte, delen, verdeling, divisie, deling, staartdeling, deel, deelbaarheid, scheidingDutch
  • divisjonNorwegian Nynorsk
  • dzielenie, podział, dywizjaPolish
  • divisão, partePortuguese
  • t'aqaQuechua
  • impartire, divizie, parte, diviziune, divizareRomanian
  • секция, деление, отделение, дивизион, раздел, дивизия, отделRussian
  • deljenje, divizijaSlovene
  • ndarjeAlbanian
  • divisionSwedish
  • farakano, ugaviSwahili
  • విభాగము, భాగహారము, విభజనTelugu
  • تقسیمUrdu

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