Synonyms of division


1. division, army unit

usage: an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve"

2. part, section, division, concept, conception, construct

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

3. division, separation

usage: the act or process of dividing

4. division, administrative unit, administrative body

usage: an administrative unit in government or business

5. division, variance, discord, dissension

usage: discord that splits a group

6. class, division, league, conference

usage: a league ranked by quality; "he played baseball in class D for two years"; "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA"

7. division, biological group

usage: (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category

8. division, phylum

usage: (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum

9. division, air division, air unit

usage: a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings

10. division, naval division, naval unit

usage: a group of ships of similar type

11. division, arithmetic operation

usage: an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed

12. division, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation, separation

usage: the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart

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Definition and meaning of division (Dictionary)