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division

di·vi·sion

division

 
pronunciation:
dih vI zhn
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of dividing or separating into parts or factions.
synonyms:
cutting, parting, partition, separation
antonyms:
unification
similar words:
allotment, apportionment, segmentation, severance
definition 2: the state of being divided.
synonyms:
partition, separation
antonyms:
solidarity, union, unity
similar words:
disunion, schism
definition 3: a part of a whole.
synonyms:
part, piece, portion
similar words:
allotment, apportionment, appropriation, component, divide, fraction, partition, proportion, section, segment, share, slice
definition 4: something that separates or marks a point of separation.
synonyms:
demarcation, divider, partition, separation
similar words:
boundary, line
definition 5: disagreement.
synonyms:
disagreement, discord, disunion, split
antonyms:
oneness, unity
similar words:
dissension, divergence, schism
definition 6: the mathematical process of determining how many times one number contains another.
similar words:
arithmetic, computation
definition 7: an administrative unit in government, industry, the military, schools, sports, and other institutions.
synonyms:
branch, section
similar words:
arm, department, detachment, league, part, sector, unit, ward
derivations: divisional (adj.), divisionally (adv.)
Word Parts
The word division contains the following part:
divid, divis Latin root that means divide