NounDivision (countable and uncountable; plural Divisions)
- (uncountable) The act or process of dividing anything.
- Each of the separate parts of something resulting from division.
- (arithmetic, uncountable) The process of dividing a number by another.
- (arithmetic) A calculation that involves this process.
- I've got ten divisions to do for my homework.
- (military) A formation, usually made up of two or three brigades.
- A section of a large company.
- (biology, taxonomy) A rank (Latin divisio) below kingdom and above class, particularly used of plants or fungi, also (particularly of animals) called a phylum; a taxon at that rank
- Magnolias belong to the division Magnoliophyta.
- A disagreement; a difference of viewpoint between two sides of an argument.
- (music) A florid instrumental variation of a melody in the 17th and 18th centuries, originally conceived as the dividing of each of a succession of long notes into several short ones.
- (music) A set of pipes in a pipe organ which are independently controlled and supplied.
- (law) A concept whereby a common group of debtors are only responsible for their proportionate sum of the total debt.
- (computing) Any of the four major parts of a COBOL program source code
Adjectives for Division
venereal; contending; formal; minutest; critical; various (pi); proposed; scientific; astonishing; equitable; isolated; distinct; fatal; assaulting; heroic; antecedent; primary; geographical; arbitrary; appropriate; factional; racial; unexpected; original.
Verbs for Division
arrange in—s; attempt—; avoid—; cement—; control—; distinguish—; draw from—; enforce—; establish—; form—; include in—; lead—; mark—; note—; number—; observe—; place in—; separate into—s; struggle for—; supervise—; zone—; — comprises; —consists of; —distributes; —widens.
Synonyms for Division
Antonyms for Division
- division of labour
- data division
- environment division
- identification division
- procedure division
- (military): square division
- (military): triangular division
Australian ballot, Hare system, Jim Crow, KP, Naval Construction Battalion, RN, Royal Navy, Seabees, USN, United States Navy, aberration, abstraction, addition, adjunct, affiliate, affiliation, age group, agreement to disagree, airspace, alien, alienation, allotment, alteration, anacrusis, analysis, analyzation, anatomization, anatomizing, anatomy, apartheid, apportioning, apportionment, approximation, area, argosy, arm, armada, army, army group, arrangement, assay, assaying, atomization, aye, ballot, band, barrier, bass passage, battalion, battery, battle group, belt, bevy, bifidity, bifurcation, bipartition, bisection, blood, body, border, borderline, boundary line, bourdon, bracket, branch, branch office, branching, brattice, breach, breach of friendship, break, breakaway group, breakdown, breaking down, breaking up, breakup, bridge, brigade, budgeting, buffer, buffer state, bulkhead, bumper, bunch, burden, by two, cabal, cadence, cadre, camp, canvass, canvassing, cast, caste, casting vote, cataloging, categorization, category, caucus, census, centrifugence, change, chapter, chorus, church, clan, class, classification, cleavage, cleft, clique, cloison, cloture, coast guard, coda, codification, cohort, collision mat, color bar, column, combat command, combat team, committee consideration, communion, community, company, compartment, complement, component, composition, confines, conflict, constituents, content, contents, continental shelf, contingent, contradistinction, corps, corridor, coterie, counting heads, country, covey, crew, cross section, cross-purposes, crowd, cumulative voting, cushion, cut, cutting, cutting in two, cutting the pie, debate, decentralization, deciding vote, deliberation, demarcation, denomination, department, deployment, desynonymization, detachment, detail, development, deviation, diaphragm, dichotomy, difference, difference of opinion, differencing, differentiation, difficulty, dimidiation, disaccord, disaffection, disagreement, disarticulation, disassociation, disconnectedness, disconnection, discontinuity, discord, discrimination, disengagement, disequalization, disfavor, disharmony, disjointing, disjunction, dislocation, disparity, disruption, dissection, dissension, dissent, dissepiment, dissidence, dissolution, dissonance, distinction, distinctiveness, distinguishment, district, disunion, disunity, divarication, divergence, divergency, diversification, dividedness, dividing, dividing line, dividing wall, divisions, divorce, divorcement, divvy, docimasy, dole, elements, enfranchisement, environs, equation, escadrille, estate, estrangement, ethnic group, ethnocentrism, evolution, exclusiveness, exposition, extrapolation, faction, fagot vote, falling-out, fanning, fanning out, fellowship, fender, field army, field train, figure, file, filibuster, filibustering, filing, first reading, fleet, flotilla, flying column, folderol, foreigner, forking, fraction, franchise, frontier, gang, garrison, grade, grading, graveyard vote, gravimetric analysis, ground, group, grouping, groupment, guts, hairsplitting, halving, hand vote, harmonic close, head, heading, heartland, hinterland, in half, in-group, incoherence, index, indexing, individualization, individuation, ingredients, innards, insides, installment, insularity, insulation, integration, interest, interest group, interlude, intermezzo, interpolation, interseptum, introduction, introductory phrase, inventory, inversion, involution, isolation, item, items, junta, kin, kitchen police, know-nothingism, label, land, legion, level, line, list, list system, local, lodge, logrolling, luxation, maniple, margin, marine, mat, measure, member, merchant fleet, merchant marine, merchant navy, microscopic distinction, midriff, midsection, milieu, minority group, misunderstanding, mob, modification, moiety, mosquito fleet, movement, multiplication, musical phrase, musical sentence, narrowness, naval forces, naval militia, naval reserve, navy, nay, neighborhood, nice distinction, no, nontransferable vote, notation, nuance, odds, offshoot, offshore rights, open rupture, order, organ, organization, ornament, out-group, outcast, outfit, outsider, pack, pad, panel, parcel, parceling, paries, parochialism, part, particular, particularization, parting, partition, partitioning, parts, party, party wall, passage, peer group, percentage, period, persona non grata, personalization, persuasion, phalanx, phrase, piece, pigeonhole, pigeonholing, place, placement, platoon, plebiscite, plebiscitum, plumper, plural vote, polarization, political party, poll, polling, portion, portioning, position, posse, post, practice, precincts, predicament, preferential voting, premises, pressure group, property line, proportion, proportional representation, proximate analysis, proxy, purlieus, quadrant, quantitative analysis, quarantine, quarter, quota, race, race hatred, racial segregation, ramification, random sample, ranging, rank, ranking, rating, rationing, recall of ambassadors, record vote, reduction, reduction to elements, referendum, refrain, regiment, region, religious order, remainder, removal, repartition, representation, resolution, response, rift, right to vote, rising vote, ritornello, roll call, rubric, rupture, salient, salon, sample, sampling, say, schism, school, seclusion, second reading, secret ballot, sect, sectarism, section, sectioning, sector, segment, segmentation, segmenting, segregation, semimicroanalysis, separating, separation, separatism, sept, septulum, septum, set, severalization, severance, shade of difference, share, sharing, sharing out, shock pad, show of hands, side, silent majority, single vote, slicing, snap vote, snobbishness, society, soil, sorting, space, specialization, splaying, splinter, splinter group, split, split-up, splitting, spread, spreading, spreading out, squad, squadron, stable, stanza, statement, station, status, steamroller methods, strain, stranger, stratification, stratum, straw vote, strife, string, subdivision, subgroup, suborder, subspecies, subtle distinction, subtraction, suffrage, tabling, tabulation, tactical unit, tailpiece, talkathon, task force, task group, taxonomy, team, terrain, territory, third reading, three-mile limit, tightness, title, train, transferable vote, transformation, tribe, trichoschistism, troop, troupe, tutti, tutti passage, twelve-mile limit, typology, unit, upset, variance, variation, variety, verse, version, vicinage, vicinity, viva voce, vocal minority, voice, voice vote, vote, voting, voting right, wall, whole, wing, withdrawal, write-in, write-in vote, xenophobia, yea, yeas and nays, yes, zone, zoning
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Division f. (plural Divisions)
- division (act or process of dividing)
- (arithmetic) division
- (military) division
- division (subsection)