1. chapter, section, subdivision

usage: a subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled; "he read a chapter every night before falling asleep"

2. chapter, phase, stage

usage: any distinct period in history or in a person's life; "the industrial revolution opened a new chapter in British history"; "the divorce was an ugly chapter in their relationship"

3. chapter, club, social club, society, guild, gild, lodge, order

usage: a local branch of some fraternity or association; "he joined the Atlanta chapter"

4. chapter, assembly

usage: an ecclesiastical assembly of the monks in a monastery or even of the canons of a church

5. chapter, episode

usage: a series of related events forming an episode; "a chapter of disasters"

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