Synonyms for section
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A piece of residential land usually a quarter of an acre, a plot.
To cut, divide or separate into pieces.
To commit, as for mental health reasons.
A part of a document.
An act or instance of cutting.
A cross-section (image that shows an object as if cut along a plane).
An incision or the act of making an incision.
A thin slice of material prepared as a specimen for research.
A group of 10-15 soldiers lead by a non-commissioned officer and forming part of a platoon.
A right inverse.
English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes
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.
Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes
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"
a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
"sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue"
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"
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"
a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon
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"
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
a land unit equal to 1 square mile
section, plane sectionnoun
(geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid
section, discussion sectionnoun
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"
a division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class
a small army unit usually having a special function
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"
a segment of a citrus fruit
"he ate a section of the orange"
incision, section, surgical incisionverb
the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
divide into segments
"segment an orange"; "segment a compound word"
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A large section of the intelligentsia seems wholly devoid of intelligence.
If any man claims the Negro should be content ... let him say he would willingly change the color of his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city. Then and only then has he a right to such a claim.
This is the first sign that Section 215 has limits, it's heartening to know, at least, that the government thinks that hundreds of years of tradition in protecting Census information, and multiple acts of Congress, are sufficient to put a limit on Section 215.
It's everything else around the food, too. Another great example is the way shopping carts are constructed. So, if shopping carts were designed to support our spending more time in the fresh produce section than anywhere else ... then they would have shelves in the front, and you would access each shelf individually and fill it with produce and then go to the next shelf, but it's not that way. Everyone uses the baby section for produce, and then when that's full, then we use the rest of the shopping cart to put boxes and cans and bottles in. In other words, all the processed stuff, with some exceptions.
The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.
Translations for section
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- جزء, قسمArabic
- seccióCatalan, Valencian
- řez, oddíl, paragrafCzech
- Abschnitt, Stück, Paragraf, TeilGerman
- pelotón, secciónSpanish
- luku, leikkaus, kohta, lohko, lohkoa, jaos, kappale, leike, leikata, osasto, artikla, jakaa, jakso, sektio, pykälä, osaFinnish
- article, sectionner, sectionFrench
- earrann, pàirt, roinn, cuid, cuibhreannScottish Gaelic
- sezionare, sezione, articoloItalian
- seksi, seksyenMalay
- secție, secționare, secțiune, segment, incizie, despărțitură, subdiviziune, tăiere, sector, parte, departament, tăieturăRomanian
- секция, рассечение, разрезание, отрезок, разрез, сечение, срез, разделRussian
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