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Synonyms for unit
ˈyu nɪtunit

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Wiktionary

  1. unitnoun

    Synonyms:
    unit element, identity element

  2. unitnoun

    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.

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

  3. unitnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

  4. unitnoun

    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:
    unit element, identity element

  5. unitnoun

    An item which may be sold singly.

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

    Synonyms:
    unit element, identity element

  6. unitnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

  7. unitnoun

    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:
    unit element, identity element

  8. unitnoun

    A standard measure of a quantity.

    The centimetre is a unit of length.

    Synonyms:
    unit element, identity element

  9. unitnoun

    The number one.

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

    Synonyms:
    unit element, identity element

  10. unitnoun

    An organized group comprising people and/or equipment.

    He was a member of a special police unit.

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

  11. unitnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

  12. unitnoun

    A member of a military organization.

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

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

  13. unitnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    identity element, unit element

  14. unitnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    unit element, identity element

  15. unitnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    unit element, identity element

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. unit

    Synonyms:
    ace, item, part, individual

    Antonyms:
    total, aggregate, collection, sum, mass

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unit of measurement, unitnoun

    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. unitnoun

    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 unitnoun

    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. unitnoun

    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 blocknoun

    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, unitnoun

    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

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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. unitnoun

    Synonyms:
    one

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How to use unit in a sentence?

  1. Krishna Guha:

    Conditions, such as lower valuations and weak DPU (distribution per unit) growth outlook, are conducive for sector consolidation.

  2. Clayton Kazan:

    If this unit does prove to be successful and patient outcomes are improved by its response, we have a lot of questions still to answer about how we would actually scale it up into a system as big as ours that actually has about 10 million people.

  3. Tommy Crosby:

    The Berry Systems HaloSan treatment unit had been advertised as an effective treatment in the control of iron bacteria and was certified...

  4. Andrew Koss:

    If that happens (full competition under the scheme) we believe our fourth unit would be one of the cheapest.

  5. Phil Collins:

    When you attract people and they buy into your vision and dream, it’s amazing how your business grows from that, to create a multi-unit operation, you have to be a coach and sell people on your beliefs, and make sure they carry them through.


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