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Synonyms for unit
ˈyu nɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unit of measurement, unit(noun)

    any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange

    "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"

    Synonyms:
    whole, social unit, unit of measurement, building block

  2. unit(noun)

    an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole

    "the reduced the number of units and installations"; "the word is a basic linguistic unit"

    Synonyms:
    whole, social unit, unit of measurement, building block

  3. unit, social unit(noun)

    an organization regarded as part of a larger social group

    "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"

    Synonyms:
    whole, social unit, unit of measurement, building block

  4. unit(noun)

    a single undivided whole

    "an idea is not a unit that can be moved from one brain to another"

    Synonyms:
    whole, social unit, unit of measurement, building block

  5. unit, building block(noun)

    a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else

    "units of nucleic acids"

    Synonyms:
    whole, social unit, unit of measurement, building block

  6. whole, unit(noun)

    an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity

    "how big is that part compared to the whole?"; "the team is a unit"

    Synonyms:
    whole, social unit, unit of measurement, building block

Wiktionary

  1. unit(noun)

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

  2. unit(noun)

    With regard to Reserve Components of the Armed Forces, denotes a Selected Reserve unit organized, equipped, and trained for mobilization to serve on active duty as a unit or to augment or be augmented by another unit. Headquarters and support functions without wartime missions are not considered units\uE00018410.

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

  3. unit(noun)

    An element of a ring having a multiplicative inverse. (Formerly just the identity element 1 of a ring.)

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

  4. unit(noun)

    A volume of rock or ice of identifiable origin and age range that is defined by the distinctive and dominant, easily mapped and recognizable petrographic, lithologic or paleontologic features (facies) that characterize it.

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

  5. unit(noun)

    An item which may be sold singly.

    We shipped nearly twice as many units this month as last month.

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

  6. unit(noun)

    One kilowatt-hour (as recorded on an electricity meter).

    Synonyms:
    unit element, identity element

  7. unit(noun)

    a measure of housing equivalent to the living quarters of one household, an apartment where a group of apartments is contained in one or more multi-storied buildings or a group of dwellings is in one or more single storey buildings, usually arranged around a driveway.

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

  8. unit(noun)

    For each unit.

    We have to keep our unit costs down if we want to make a profit.

    Synonyms:
    unit element, identity element

  9. unit(noun)

    Having a size or magnitude of one.

    All solutions lie within the unit disc centered at the origin.

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

  10. unit(noun)

    An organized group comprising people and/or equipment.

    He was a member of a special police unit.

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

  11. unit(noun)

    A self-contained military organization; usually a battalion, regiment or naval ship.

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

  12. unit(noun)

    A member of a military organization.

    The fifth tank brigade moved in with 20 units. (i.e., 20 tanks)

    Synonyms:
    unit element, identity element

  13. unit(noun)

    Any military element whose structure is prescribed by competent authority, such as a table of organization and equipment; specifically, part of an organization\uE00018407.

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

  14. unit(noun)

    An organization title of a subdivision of a group in a task force\uE00018408.

    Synonyms:
    unit element, identity element

  15. unit(noun)

    A standard or basic quantity into which an item of supply is divided, issued or used. In this meaning, also called unit of issue\uE00018409.

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. unit

    Synonyms:
    ace, item, part, individual

    Antonyms:
    total, aggregate, collection, sum, mass

Editors Contribution

  1. gestalt theory

    ultimate integration; an object, principle, concept, precept, idea or entity complete in and of itself.

    boson

    Submitted by gvk1950 on July 21, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    one

How to pronounce unit?

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Daniel
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How to use unit in a sentence?

  1. Rajan Kohli:

    This unit is like a commando force. You don't need an army for this.

  2. Jerome Stoll:

    Next year we are targeting top five in the constructors’ championship; the year after we want to be regularly fighting for podiums, by 2020 we want to be fighting for the championships with the best power unit and best chassis in the sport. This is what we want to achieve.

  3. Ajay Mahajan:

    Our unit is funded solely from donations that come in from the Bradford supporters and the people of Bradford, it's a unique relationship. The fire was not a nice thing to happen, but there are so many things to come out of it.

  4. Paul Ryan:

    Through these investigations we have uncovered serious and unprecedented actions taken by the most senior IRS official in charge of the non-profit unit, Lois Lerner, to deprive conservative organizations of their constitutional rights, despite the DOJ closing its investigation, the Ways and Means Committee will continue to find answers and hold the IRS accountable for its actions.

  5. Republican Arizona Rep. Martha McSally:

    That's the kind of logic that the Taliban and other extremist organizations use in order to keep women segregated from men in their societies, that 'We're trying to keep women safe,' when you have a potential assaulter or rapist in your unit, would you be okay with him staying there and then maybe committing assault on other civilians somewhere else?

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