Synonyms of fraction
1 bitDictionary • I opened my eyes a fraction.
bit • All it required was a bit of work.
jot • It doesn't affect my judgement one jot.
iota • Our credit standards have not changed one iota.
2 percentageDictionary • only a small fraction of the cost
share • I have had more than my share of adventures.
cut (informal) • The lawyers, of course, will take their cut of the profits.
division • Each was divided into several divisions.
proportion • A proportion of the rent is met by the city council.
slice • water flavoured with a slice of lemon
ratio • The adult to child ratio is 1 to 6.
portion • his portion of the inheritance
quota • The quota of four tickets per person had been reduced to two.
3 fragmentDictionary • You will find only a fraction of the collection on display.
fragment • She read everything, digesting every fragment of news.
part • A large part of his earnings went on repaying the bank loan.
piece • Another piece of cake?
section • a geological section of a rock
sector • Officers were going to retake sectors of the city.
segment • the poorer segments of society
chip • His eyes gleamed like chips of blue glass.
scrap • a fire fuelled by scraps of wood
grain • a grain of sand
particle • Particles of food can get stuck between the teeth.
atom • one carbon atom attached to four hydrogens
shred • There is not a shred of truth in this story.
crumb • I stood up, brushing crumbs from my trousers.
splinter • a splinter in the finger
sliver • A sliver of glass was embedded in the skin.
shard • shards of glass flying through the air
morsel • a delicious little morsel of meat
granule • granules of coarse-grain sea salt
mote • Dust motes swirled in the sunlight.
whit • It does not make one whit of difference what we do.
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atomAn atom is the smallest amount of a substance that can take part in a chemical reaction.
• one carbon atom attached to four hydrogens
• All it required was a bit of work.
chipA chip is a small piece of something or a small piece which has been broken off something.
• His eyes gleamed like chips of blue glass.
Thesaurus for fraction from the Collins English Thesaurus