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  Definition of division
  1. the act or process of dividing
  2. the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
  3. an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed
  4. 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"
  5. discord that splits a group
  6. an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
  7. a group of ships of similar type
  8. a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings
  9. an administrative unit in government or business
  10. (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum
  11. (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category
  12. a league ranked by quality; "he played baseball in class D for two years"; "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA"
Similar Words: partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation, part, section, variance, naval division, air division, class

 

Hyponyms: parcellation, cleavage, bisection, quartering, schism, split, cut, cutting, atomization, atomisation, fragmentation, branching, ramification, fork, forking, dichotomization, dichotomisation, quantization, quantisation, fractionation, syllabication, syllabification, word division, hyphenation, subdivision, septation, zoning, long division, short division, beginning, middle, end, high point, component, constituent, element, factor, ingredient, Special Forces, U. S. Army Special Forces, United States Army Special Forces, department, section, branch, arm, Protista, division Protista, Thallophyta, Tracheophyta, division Tracheophyta, Bryophyta, division Bryophyta, Pteridophyta, division Pteridophyta, Spermatophyta, division Spermatophyta, Phanerogamae, Cryptogamia, Pteropsida, subdivision Pteropsida, Zygomycota, subdivision Zygomycota, Zygomycotina, subdivision Zygomycotina, Myxomycota, division Myxomycota, Gymnomycota, division Gymnomycota, Mastigomycota, subdivision Mastigomycota, Mastigomycotina, subdivision Mastigomycotina, Lichenes, division Lichenes, Eumycota, division Eumycota, Deuteromycota, subdivision Deuteromycota, Deuteromycotina, Fungi imperfecti, subdivision Deuteromycotina, Basidiomycota, subdivision Basidiomycota, Basidiomycotina, subdivision Basidiomycotina, Ascomycota, subdivision Ascomycota, Ascomycotina, subdivision Ascomycotina, Lycophyta, division Archaebacteria, division Eubacteria, Cyanophyta, division Cyanophyta, Schizophyta, division Schizophyta, Heterokontophyta, division Heterokontophyta, Chrysophyta, division Chrysophyta, Phaeophyta, division Phaeophyta, Euglenophyta, division Euglenophyta, Chlorophyta, division Chlorophyta, Rhodophyta, division Rhodophyta, Cynodontia, division Cynodontia, Dicynodontia, division Dicynodontia, Pisces, form division

 

Part Meronyms: whole

 

Member Meronyms: corps, government, authorities, regime, business, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisation

 

Derivational Morphology: divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up, sectionalize, sectionalise, segment, section, partition, partition off, zone, fraction, relegate, classify, class, sort, assort, sort out

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: afdeling and deel and verdeling   Dutch: deling and divisie  
Esperanto: divido and divizio   Finnish: divisioona and jakaminen and jako  
French: division   German: Abteilung and Division and Teilung  
Hebrew: אוגדה and חילוק and חלוקה   Italian: divisione  
Polish: dywizja and dzielenie and podział   Romanian: diviziune and impartire  
Russian: деление and дивизия and раздел   Slovene: deljenje and divizija  
Swedish: division   Telugu: భాగహారము and విభజన and విభాగము  
 
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