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division

noun

1 division

An army unit large enough to sustain combat.

Roget 85: numeration; numbering etc. v.; pagination; tale, recension, enumeration, summation, reckoning, computation, supputation; calculation, calculus; ... show more

Roget 60: arrangement; plan etc. 626; preparation etc. 673; disposal, disposition; collocation, allocation; distribution; sorting etc. ... show more

Dutch: divisie
Polish: dywizja



2 division

One of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole:
— The BBC's engineering division.

synonyms: part, section.

Roget 726: combatant; disputant, controversialist, polemic, litigant, belligerent; competitor, rival, corrival; fighter, assailant; champion, Paladin; mosstrooper, ... show more

Roget 51: part, portion; dose; item, particular; aught, any; division, ward; subdivision, section; chapter, clause, count, ... show more

Roget 44: disjunction, disconnection, disunity, disunion, disassociation, disengagement; discontinuity etc. 70; abjunction; cataclasm; inconnection; abstraction, abstractedness; ... show more

Roget 75: class, division, category, categorema, head, order, section; department, subdepartment, province, domain.    kind, sort, genus, ... show more

Dutch: deel, hoofdafdeling, taks
Polish: odłam

3 division

The act or process of dividing.

Dutch: afsplitsing, deling, groepering, indeling, scheiding

4 division

An administrative unit in government or business.

Dutch: divisie

5 division

Discord that splits a group.

synonym: variance.

Roget 713: disagreement etc. 24; discord, disaccord, dissidence, dissonance; jar, clash, shock; jarring, jostling etc. v.; ... show more

6 division

A league ranked by quality:
— Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA.

synonym: class.

Dutch: divisie

7 division

biology A group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category.

Dutch: afdeling
Polish: gromada

8 division

botany Taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum.

Dutch: deel, delen, deling, gedeelte, staartdeling

9 division

A unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings.

synonym: air division.

10 division

A group of ships of similar type.

synonym: naval division.

Polish: dywizjon

11 division

An arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed.

Dutch: delen, deling
Polish: dzielenie

12 division

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

synonyms: partition, partitioning, sectionalisation, sectionalization, segmentation.

Roget 786: apportionment, allotment, consignment, assignment, appointment; appropriation; dispensation, distribution; division, deal; repartition, partition; administration.    dividend, ... show more

Polish: rozbiory


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