Synonyms for 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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