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Synonyms for fraction
ˈfræk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fraction(noun)

    a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process

  2. fraction(noun)

    a small part or item forming a piece of a whole

  3. fraction(verb)

    the quotient of two rational numbers

  4. divide, fraction(verb)

    perform a division

    "Can you divide 49 by seven?"

    Synonyms:
    separate, split, disunite, part, carve up, dissever, split up, divide

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fraction(n)

    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, division, element, fragment, ingredient, instalment, member, part, part, particle, piece, portion, section, segment, share, subdivision

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fraction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    part, portion, fragment, section, piece, bit, scrap

  2. fraction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Arith.) part of a unit

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    portion, moiety, fractions, proportion, aliquot, faction, part, split, percentage

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How to use fraction in a sentence?

  1. Victoria Marin:

    As years passed and my family grew, I realized I could buy the same items at a dollar store for a fraction of the price.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Are you aware of this? No matter how big your dream seems to you. It's just a fraction of what God has in mind for you. Besides, no matter how big what you've lost previously seems to you. It's equally a fraction of what God intends or plans to restore back to you. In other words, God has a lot of goodies in stock for you, even beyond your imagination and expectation. I mean, the best days and things of your life are yet to come. Oh! yes, I do believe that undoubtedly. You too may or may not believe that anyway.

  3. Richard Branson:

    To have three or four people who are fairly entrepreneurial competing with each other means we’ll be able to open up space at a fraction of the price that governments have been able to do so in the past.

  4. Kelly Wright:

    Like patriotism, religion can be sometimes used as a weapon, or to support someone’s own narrative or fears and prejudices. These Christian-fringe, Roy Moore, do-what-I-say- not-what-I-do people––they’re not very Jesus-like. I see them as fringe the way I see ISIS as fringe, but when we look at the fringe as a whole, it’s dangerous. That’s why there’s the Muslim ban. They’re taking a tiny fraction of a people that’s loud and making it the entire people. That’s dangerous. The left often does that with the religious right. The religious right is not all of religion. The notion of religious freedom used to be this beautiful notion that all religions can come here and practice. What it’s become is legal homophobia—or racism.

  5. Omar Samra:

    For 13 hours we were in their shoes, we only experienced a fraction of what refugees go through and these things happen on a weekly basis.


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