Synonyms for (noun) unit

Synonyms: unit, whole

Definition: an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity

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

Similar words: physical object, object

Definition: a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

Usage: it was full of rackets, balls and other objects


Synonyms: unit

Definition: a single undivided whole

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

Similar words: whole

Definition: all of something including all its component elements or parts

Usage: Europe considered as a whole; the whole of American literature


Synonyms: unit, social unit

Definition: an organization regarded as part of a larger social group

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

Similar words: organisation, organization

Definition: a group of people who work together


Synonyms: unit, building block

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

Usage: units of nucleic acids

Similar words: thing

Definition: a separate and self-contained entity


Synonyms: unit, unit of measurement

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

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

Similar words: definite quantity

Definition: a specific measure of amount


Synonyms: unit

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

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

Similar words: part, portion, constituent, component, component part

Definition: something determined in relation to something that includes it

Usage: he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself; I read a portion of the manuscript; the smaller component is hard to reach; the animal constituent of plankton