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Synonyms for section
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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. Andy Parker:

    I want to see Google stop profiting from Alisons murder, if complaint stands on its own, I am hoping this will kickstart effort to revoke or amend Section 230.

  2. David Goggins:

    With the Virginia Payload Modules, we’re adding a body section that will house four additional Virginia Payload Tubes. That will allow you to go from 12 to 40 Tomahawks – that is the main driver or requirement for this new module.

  3. Joel Babbitt:

    C-17s today have some limited data capability for the pilots and air command, including navigation and pilot communications back to air operations center, this brings high-speed data to the paratroopers in the cargo section of the plane. The amount of data required for mission command exceeds what the pilots have available to them.

  4. North Dakota:

    Preliminary work to expose and extract the damaged section of pipe has begun and is expected to be complete by the end of the week.

  5. Erna Millan:

    We got here at 2:00 a.m. and slept here in the street. I came to buy medicine because I can't find any in my country, i also came to buy a Cesarean section kit for my daughter, who is about to give birth.


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