Another word for division
The act or result of dividing
separation, separating, detachment, apportionment, sharing, partition, parting, partitioning, distribution, severance, divorce, dissociation, cutting, disseverance, carving, subdivision, subdividing, dismemberment, disconnecting, disconnection, distinction, distinguishing, classification, selection, segmenting, segmentation, sectioning, parceling, analysis, diagnosis, dissection, autopsy, reduction, breaking down, breaking up, compartmentalization, districting, rending, scissure, splitting, disuniting, disunion, disassociation, breaking, breakdown, fracture, fissure, branching, divergence, bisection, bipartition, demarcation, disjuncture, contrasting, departmentalizing, schizogenesis, fission, schizogony, mitosis, meiosis.
Antonyms union*, joining, gluing.
A part produced by dividing
section, kind, sort, portion, compartment, share, split, member, subdivision, parcel, segment, fragment, sector, department, category, branch, ramification, fraction, dividend, measure, percentage, percentile, degree, piece, slice, lump, wedge, cut, lobe, front, movement, column, book, chapter, decade, verse, canto, phrase, clause, line, paragraph, act, scene, episode, passage, apartment, cell, class, moiety, race, clan, tribe, caste, group, unit; see also army 2, class 1, 2, 3, department 1, 2, part 1.
Discord or disunion
Something that divides
An organized area
province, country, state, dominion, shire, department, district, county, municipality, city, town, canton, village, commune, ward, township, residency, constituency, bishopric, prelacy, parish, range; see also nation 1, territory 2. See syn. study at part.
Another word for divisionnoun
The act or an instance of separating one thing from another:detachment, disjunction, disjuncture, disseverance, disseverment, disunion, divorce, divorcement, parting, partition, separation, severance, split. See assemble, part
The act of distributing or the condition of being distributed:admeasurement, allocation, assignment, apportionment, dispensation, distribution. See collect
One of the parts into which something is divided:member, part, piece, portion, section, segment, subdivision. See part
A part of a family, tribe, or other group, or of such a group's language, that is believed to stem from a common ancestor:branch, offshoot, subdivision. See part
A component of government that performs a given function:agency, arm, branch, department, organ, wing. See part
A local unit of a business or an auxiliary controlled by such a business:affiliate, branch, subsidiary. See part
The condition of being divided, as in opinion:disunion, disunity, divergence, divergency, schism. See assemble