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Synonyms of 'section'

(noun) 
Definition
a part cut off or separated from the main body of something
a geological section of a rock
Synonyms
part
A large part of his earnings went on repaying the bank loan.
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piece
a piece of wood
Another piece of cake?
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portion
I have spent a large portion of my life here.
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slice
Fiction takes up a large slice of the publishing market.
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passage
He read a passage from the Bible.
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component
Enriched uranium is a key component of nuclear weapons.
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segment
the poorer segments of society
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fragment
She read everything, digesting every fragment of news.
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fraction
You will find only a fraction of the collection on display.
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instalment
The next instalment deals with the social impact of the war.
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cross section
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subdivision
(noun) 
Definition
a distinct part of a country or community
Kolonarai is a lovely residential section of Athens.
Synonyms
district
I drove around the business district.
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area
the large number of community groups in the area
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region
a remote mountain region
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sector
Officers were going to retake sectors of the city.
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zone
The area has been declared a disaster zone.
(noun) 
She was in the dairy section of the supermarket.
Synonyms
department
He worked in the sales department.
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part
He works in a different part of the company.
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division
Each was divided into several divisions.
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wing
the liberal wing of the Democratic party
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sector
the nation's manufacturing sector
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branch
He had a fascination for submarines and joined this branch of the service.
(verb) 
Definition
to cut or divide into sections
It holds vegetables in place while they are being peeled or sectioned.
Synonyms
cut up
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cube
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dice
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fragment
Their country's government has fragmented into disarray.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of area
Definition
a section, part, or region
the large number of community groups in the area
Synonyms
in the sense of branch
Definition
a subdivision or subsidiary section of something larger or more complex
He had a fascination for submarines and joined this branch of the service.
Synonyms
subdivision,
subsection
in the sense of component
Definition
a constituent part or feature of a whole
Enriched uranium is a key component of nuclear weapons.

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