Synonyms of 'section'
a part cut off or separated from the main body of somethinga geological section of a rock
A large part of his earnings went on repaying the bank loan.
a piece of wood
Another piece of cake?
portion, , ,
I have spent a large portion of my life here.
Fiction takes up a large slice of the publishing market.
He read a passage from the Bible.
Enriched uranium is a key component of nuclear weapons.
the poorer segments of society
She read everything, digesting every fragment of news.
You will find only a fraction of the collection on display.
The next instalment deals with the social impact of the war.
a distinct part of a country or communityKolonarai is a lovely residential section of Athens.
She was in the dairy section of the supermarket.
He worked in the sales department.
He works in a different part of the company.
Each was divided into several divisions.
the liberal wing of the Democratic party
the nation's manufacturing sector
He had a fascination for submarines and joined this branch of the service.
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in the sense of area
a section, part, or regionthe large number of community groups in the area
in the sense of branch
a subdivision or subsidiary section of something larger or more complexHe had a fascination for submarines and joined this branch of the service.
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