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Synonyms of 'segment'

(noun) 
Definition
one of several parts or sections into which an object is divided
the poorer segments of society
Synonyms
section
a geological section of a rock
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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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division
Each was divided into several divisions.
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element
one of the key elements of the UN's peace plan
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slice
water flavoured with a slice of lemon
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compartment
We usually put the mind, the body and the spirit into three separate compartments.
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subdivision
(noun) 
Definition
one of several parts or sections into which an object is divided
I handed out segments of orange at half-time.
Synonyms
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bit
a bit of cake
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portion
I have spent a large portion of my life here.
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lump
a lump of wood
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chunk
Cut the melon into chunks.
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wedge
a wedge of cheese
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slab
slabs of stone
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hunk
a thick hunk of bread
(verb) 
Definition
to cut or divide into segments
As clubs get more organised they'll segment their squads.
Synonyms
divide
the artificial line that divided the city
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split
Split the wages between you.
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break up
The crowd broke up reluctantly.
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split up
I was beginning to think that we would never split up.
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divide up
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subdivide

Additional synonyms

in the sense of bit
Definition
a small piece, portion, or quantity
a bit of cake
Synonyms
in the sense of break up
Definition
to separate or cause to separate
The crowd broke up reluctantly.
in the sense of chunk
Definition
a thick solid piece of something
Cut the melon into chunks.
Synonyms
wad,
dollop (informal),
wodge (British, informal)

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