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Synonyms for (noun) section

Synonyms: incision, surgical incision, section Definition: the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)

Similar words: cut, cutting Definition: the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge Usage: his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels

Synonyms: section, segment Definition: one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object Usage: a section of a fishing rod; metal sections were used below ground; finished the final segment of the road

Similar words: part, portion Definition: something less than the whole of a human artifact Usage: the rear part of the house; glue the two parts together

Synonyms: part, section, division Definition: one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole Usage: the written part of the exam; the finance section of the company; the BBC's engineering division

Similar words: concept, conception, construct Definition: an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances

Synonyms: section, subdivision Definition: a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical) Usage: he always turns first to the business section; the history of this work is discussed in the next section

Similar words: piece of writing, writing, written material Definition: the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect) Usage: the writing in her novels is excellent; that editorial was a fine piece of writing

Similar words: music Definition: an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

Synonyms: section Definition: a segment of a citrus fruit Usage: he ate a section of the orange

Similar words: segment Definition: one of the parts into which something naturally divides Usage: a segment of an orange

Synonyms: department, section Definition: a specialized division of a large organization Usage: you'll find it in the hardware department; she got a job in the historical section of the Treasury

Similar words: division Definition: an administrative unit in government or business

Synonyms: section Definition: a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon

Similar words: team, squad Definition: a cooperative unit (especially in sports)

Synonyms: section Definition: a small army unit usually having a special function

Similar words: army unit Definition: a military unit that is part of an army

Synonyms: section Definition: a division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class

Similar words: musical group, musical organisation, musical organization Definition: an organization of musicians who perform together

Synonyms: discussion section, section Definition: a small class of students who are part of a larger course but are taught separately Usage: a graduate student taught sections for the professor's lecture course

Similar words: course, class, grade, form Definition: a body of students who are taught together Usage: early morning classes are always sleepy

Synonyms: section, plane section Definition: (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid

Similar words: expanse, area, surface area Definition: the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary Usage: the area of a rectangle; it was about 500 square feet in area

Synonyms: section Definition: a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people Usage: no section of the nation is more ardent than the South; there are three synagogues in the Jewish section

Similar words: area, country Definition: a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography) Usage: it was a mountainous area; Bible country

Synonyms: section Definition: a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope Usage: sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue

Similar words: slice Definition: a thin flat piece cut off of some object

Synonyms: section Definition: a land unit equal to 1 square mile

Similar words: square mile Definition: an area of 640 acres

Synonyms for (verb) section

Synonyms: section, segment Definition: divide into segments Usage: segment an orange; segment a compound word

Similar words: divide, separate, part Definition: come apart Usage: The two pieces that we had glued separated