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Synonyms for section
ˈsɛk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. section, subdivision(noun)

    a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)

    "he always turns first to the business section"; "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"

    Synonyms:
    surgical incision, department, discussion section, division, plane section, incision, subsection, part, subdivision, arm, segment, branch

  2. section(noun)

    a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope

    "sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue"

    Synonyms:
    surgical incision, department, discussion section, division, plane section, incision, part, subdivision, segment

  3. section(noun)

    a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people

    "no section of the nation is more ardent than the South"; "there are three synagogues in the Jewish section"

    Synonyms:
    surgical incision, department, discussion section, division, plane section, incision, part, subdivision, segment

  4. section, segment(noun)

    one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object

    "a section of a fishing rod"; "metal sections were used below ground"; "finished the final segment of the road"

    Synonyms:
    surgical incision, department, discussion section, division, plane section, incision, part, subdivision, segment

  5. section(noun)

    a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon

    Synonyms:
    surgical incision, department, discussion section, division, plane section, incision, part, subdivision, segment

  6. part, section, division(noun)

    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, constituent, share, character, division, 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

  7. section(noun)

    a land unit equal to 1 square mile

    Synonyms:
    surgical incision, department, discussion section, division, plane section, incision, part, subdivision, segment

  8. section, plane section(noun)

    (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid

    Synonyms:
    surgical incision, department, discussion section, division, plane section, incision, part, subdivision, segment

  9. section, discussion section(noun)

    a small class of students who are part of a larger course but are taught separately

    "a graduate student taught sections for the professor's lecture course"

    Synonyms:
    surgical incision, department, discussion section, division, plane section, incision, part, subdivision, segment

  10. section(noun)

    a division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class

    Synonyms:
    surgical incision, department, discussion section, division, plane section, incision, part, subdivision, segment

  11. section(noun)

    a small army unit usually having a special function

    Synonyms:
    surgical incision, department, discussion section, division, plane section, incision, part, subdivision, segment

  12. department, section(noun)

    a specialized division of a large organization

    "you'll find it in the hardware department"; "she got a job in the historical section of the Treasury"

    Synonyms:
    surgical incision, department, discussion section, division, incision, plane section, part, subdivision, segment

  13. section(noun)

    a segment of a citrus fruit

    "he ate a section of the orange"

    Synonyms:
    surgical incision, department, discussion section, division, plane section, incision, part, subdivision, segment

  14. incision, section, surgical incision(verb)

    the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)

    Synonyms:
    surgical incision, dent, department, plane section, slit, incision, discussion section, part, prick, division, scratch, segment, subdivision

  15. segment, section(verb)

    divide into segments

    "segment an orange"; "segment a compound word"

    Synonyms:
    segment

Wiktionary

  1. section(noun)

    Synonyms:
    division, snippet, volume, part, cutting, piece, slice

    Antonyms:
    whole

  2. section(noun)

    A piece of residential land usually a quarter of an acre, a plot.

    Synonyms:
    volume, part, slice, division, cutting, piece, snippet

    Antonyms:
    whole

  3. section(noun)

    To cut, divide or separate into pieces.

    Synonyms:
    cutting, volume, slice, snippet, piece, part, division

    Antonyms:
    whole

  4. section(noun)

    To commit, as for mental health reasons.

    Synonyms:
    snippet, part, cutting, slice, volume, piece, division

    Antonyms:
    whole

  5. section(noun)

    A part of a document.

    Synonyms:
    slice, cutting, snippet, part, volume, piece, division

    Antonyms:
    whole

  6. section(noun)

    An act or instance of cutting.

    Synonyms:
    volume, division, slice, snippet, cutting, piece, part

    Antonyms:
    whole

  7. section(noun)

    A cross-section (image that shows an object as if cut along a plane).

    Synonyms:
    piece, volume, cutting, snippet, slice, part, division

    Antonyms:
    whole

  8. section(noun)

    An incision or the act of making an incision.

    Synonyms:
    cutting, volume, piece, division, slice, part, snippet

    Antonyms:
    whole

  9. section(noun)

    A thin slice of material prepared as a specimen for research.

    Synonyms:
    part, piece, slice, division, volume, cutting, snippet

    Antonyms:
    whole

  10. section(noun)

    A group of 10-15 soldiers lead by a non-commissioned officer and forming part of a platoon.

    Synonyms:
    slice, piece, division, volume, cutting, snippet, part

    Antonyms:
    whole

  11. section(noun)

    A right inverse.

    Synonyms:
    cutting, part, snippet, piece, slice, division, volume

    Antonyms:
    whole

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. section(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, fraction, fragment, ingredient, instalment, member, part, part, particle, piece, portion, segment, share, subdivision

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. section(n.)

    Synonyms:
    division, fragment, portion, part, piece

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. section(n)

    Synonyms:
    portion, part, division, segment, piece, paragraph

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How to use section in a sentence?

  1. Jamie Cohen:

    We’ve always been about choice, we like to think we offer items from healthy to indulgent. We think we do a good job of listening to customers. In 2010 we introduced a gluten-free menu based on our customers’ requests. And we’re a lot like our customers—in 2013 we realized many of our senior staff members were trying to eat less meat, so we created a section of our menu highlighting meatless options, and started introducing more veggie options and limited-time offers like our caprese sandwich and caprese pasta, which are doing really well.

  2. Narendra Modi:

    The people of Kashmir want freedom from the families who have occupied the region for 50 years, the situation in Kashmir is such that the people there want change, whether it is over the issue of section 370 or section 35A.

  3. Adam Mosseri:

    The issue of fake news on Facebook has been a hot topic for months, particularly during the recent U.S. presidential election. In one hoax article, for example, Pope Francis was falsely reported to have endorsed Donald Trump. FACEBOOK's' FAKE NEWS' HIGHLIGHTS NEED FOR SOCIAL MEDIA REVAMP, EXPERTS SAY Facebook’s Trending Topics section also fell prey to some high-profile fake stories after the social network implemented an algorithmic feed this summer. These included a false article that Fox News had fired anchor Megyn Kelly and a hoax article about the Sept. 11 attacks. On another occasion a seemingly innocent hashtag that appeared in Trending Topics linked to an inappropriate video. The social network announced Thursday that it will make it easier for users to report fake news when they see it, which they can do by clicking the upper right hand corner of a post. If enough people report a story as fake, Facebook will pass it to third-party fact-checking organizations that are part of the nonprofit Poynter Institute's International Fact-Checking Network. Five fact-checking and news organizations are working with the company on this : The Associated Press, The Associated Press, FactCheck.org, Politifact and Snopes. Facebook says this group is likely to expand. FACEBOOK BLOCKS CAR INSURER FROM PROFILING USERS In his blog post, Adam Mosseri explained that if the fact-checking organizations identify a story as a fake, it will get flagged as disputed and there will be a link to a corresponding article explaining why. Stories that have been disputed may also appear lower in News Feed, he added. While users will still be able to share these stories, they will receive a warning that the story has been disputed. Additionally, once a story is flagged, it can not be made into an ad and promoted, according to Facebook. The Menlo Park, California-based firm will also be looking for signs that a story has misled people in some way, such as instances where people are significantly less likely to share a story after reading it. FACEBOOK EMPLOYEES FUME AFTER PUSH TO CENSOR TRUMP POSTS REBUFFED Facebook, which gave a preview of its anti-fake news strategy last month, is also looking to disrupt financial incentives for spammers. On the buying side we’ve eliminated the ability to spoof domains, which will reduce the prevalence of sites that pretend to be real publications.

  4. Richard Vegh:

    With five to eight really liquid blue chips our market cap and daily turnover would grow substantially, with an SME section on the side with slightly different investors.

  5. Charles Kurzman:

    For a long time those who did not require relief entertained the illusion that those being aided were in need through some fault of their own. It is now pretty clear in the national mind that the unemployed are a cross-section of the workers, the finest people in the land”

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