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1. division

noun. ['dɪˈvɪʒən'] an army unit large enough to sustain combat.

Synonyms

  • army corps
  • army unit
  • battle group
  • United States Army Special Forces
  • corps
  • U. S. Army Special Forces

Antonyms

  • attach
  • stay
  • unify
  • arrive

Etymology

  • divisio (Latin)
  • divido (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Division

  • multivision
  • circumcision
  • univision
  • supervision
  • misprision
  • indecision
  • provision
  • precision
  • xyvision
  • revision
  • rescission
  • recision
  • incision
  • excision
  • envision
  • divison
  • decision
  • collision
  • parisian
  • derision

How do you spell division? Is it divison ?

A common misspelling of division is divison

Example sentences of the word division


1. Noun, singular or mass
Work the division represented by the fraction you just wrote.

Quotes containing the word division


1. At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division.
- Jesse Jackson

2. Taft was Roosevelt's handpicked successor. I didn't know how deep the friendship was between the two men until I read their almost four hundred letters, stretching back the to early '30s. It made me realize the heartbreak when they ruptured was much more than a political division.
- Doris Kearns Goodwin

3. But there is in everything a reasonable division of labour. I have written the book, and nothing on earth would induce me to read it.
- G.K. Chesterton

2. division

noun. ['dɪˈvɪʒən'] one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole.

Synonyms

  • over
  • concept
  • chukka
  • middle
  • second period
  • round
  • inning
  • quarter
  • high point
  • final period
  • chukker
  • part
  • half
  • element
  • whole
  • frame
  • ingredient
  • component
  • section
  • end
  • constituent
  • bout
  • beginning
  • factor
  • conception
  • game
  • turn
  • construct
  • period

Antonyms

  • end
  • misconception
  • beginning
  • front

Etymology

  • divisio (Latin)
  • divido (Latin)

3. division

noun. ['dɪˈvɪʒən'] the act or process of dividing.

Synonyms

  • quantization
  • dichotomization
  • ramification
  • branching
  • atomisation
  • fragmentation
  • forking
  • split
  • separation
  • word division
  • quartering
  • schism
  • dichotomisation
  • cutting
  • cleavage
  • syllabification
  • fork
  • hyphenation
  • bisection
  • cut
  • fractionation
  • syllabication
  • atomization
  • quantisation

Antonyms

  • peripheral
  • terminal
  • early
  • late

Etymology

  • divisio (Latin)
  • divido (Latin)

4. division

noun. ['dɪˈvɪʒən'] an administrative unit in government or business.

Synonyms

  • branch
  • concern
  • administrative unit
  • department
  • authorities
  • business concern
  • business organization
  • regime
  • administrative body
  • business organisation
  • government
  • business
  • section
  • arm

Antonyms

  • incomplete
  • fractional
  • partly
  • injured

Etymology

  • divisio (Latin)
  • divido (Latin)

5. division

noun. ['dɪˈvɪʒən'] discord that splits a group.

Synonyms

  • dissension
  • variance

Antonyms

  • outside
  • inside
  • join

Etymology

  • divisio (Latin)
  • divido (Latin)

6. division

noun. ['dɪˈvɪʒən'] (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum.

Synonyms

  • subdivision Deuteromycota
  • Protista
  • Deuteromycotina
  • Gymnomycota
  • Myxomycota
  • division Spermatophyta
  • Thallophyta
  • division Tracheophyta
  • Zygomycotina
  • division Bryophyta
  • Pteridophyta
  • division Myxomycota
  • subdivision Zygomycota
  • Basidiomycotina
  • Spermatophyta
  • division Lichenes
  • subdivision Mastigomycotina
  • subdivision Pteropsida
  • Deuteromycota
  • division Gymnomycota
  • Basidiomycota
  • Tracheophyta
  • Mastigomycota
  • subdivision Mastigomycota
  • Mastigomycotina
  • Cryptogamia
  • Eumycota
  • Lycophyta
  • Fungi imperfecti
  • Ascomycota
  • Phanerogamae
  • division Protista
  • subdivision Ascomycotina
  • Lichenes
  • phylum
  • division Pteridophyta
  • division Eumycota
  • subdivision Zygomycotina
  • subdivision Ascomycota
  • Ascomycotina
  • Pteropsida
  • Zygomycota
  • Bryophyta
  • subdivision Deuteromycotina
  • subdivision Basidiomycotina

Antonyms

  • Phanerogamae
  • diversified
  • unhealthy
  • begin

Etymology

  • divisio (Latin)
  • divido (Latin)

7. division

noun. ['dɪˈvɪʒən'] an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed.

Synonyms

  • long division
  • arithmetic operation

Antonyms

  • thin
  • reduce
  • exact

Etymology

  • divisio (Latin)
  • divido (Latin)

8. division

noun. ['dɪˈvɪʒən'] the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart.

Synonyms

  • subdivision
  • sectionalisation
  • septation
  • separation
  • partition
  • segmentation
  • zoning
  • partitioning

Antonyms

  • angular
  • praise
  • top
  • bottom

Etymology

  • divisio (Latin)
  • divido (Latin)

9. division

noun. ['dɪˈvɪʒən'] a league ranked by quality.

Synonyms

  • league
  • class

Antonyms

  • inessential
  • deactivation
  • finish

Etymology

  • divisio (Latin)
  • divido (Latin)

10. division

noun. ['dɪˈvɪʒən'] a group of ships of similar type.

Synonyms

  • naval unit

Antonyms

  • wholly
  • complete

Etymology

  • divisio (Latin)
  • divido (Latin)
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