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Another word for part

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Noun
  1. One of the parts into which something is divided

      1. The act or process of subdividing.
      2. A subdivided part.
      3. An area of real estate subdivided into individual lots.
      1. Any of the parts into which something can be divided:
      2. The portion of a line between any two points on the line.
      3. The area bounded by a chord and the arc of a curve subtended by the chord.
      1. One of several components; a piece.
      2. A subdivision of a written work.
      3. A distinct portion or provision of a legal code or set of laws, often establishing a particular legal requirement:
      1. A section or quantity within a larger thing; a part of a whole.
      2. A part separated from a whole.
      3. A helping of food.
      1. A thing considered as a unit or an element of a larger thing, quantity, or class; a portion:
      2. A portion or part that has been separated from a whole:
      3. An object that is one member of a group or class:
      1. A syntactic unit of a sentence; a clause.
      2. A proposition of a syllogism.
      3. An element in a set.
      1. The act or process of dividing.
      2. The state of having been divided.
      3. The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
  2. That which is allotted

      1. To divide. Often used with up:
      2. A share or portion.
      1. To penetrate with a sharp edge; strike a narrow opening in.
      2. To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
      3. To sever the edges or ends of; shorten:
      1. To divide (something) from end to end, into layers, or along the grain:
      2. To cause to be split unintentionally:
      3. To cause to undergo nuclear fission or division into elements:
      1. A part or portion belonging to, distributed to, contributed by, or owed by a person or group:
      2. An equitable portion:
      3. One of the equal parts into which the capital stock of a company is divided:
      1. A fixed portion, especially an amount of food allotted to persons in military service or to civilians in times of scarcity.
      2. Food issued or available to members of a group.
      3. To supply with rations.
      1. A proportional share, as of goods, assigned to a group or to each member of a group; an allotment.
      2. A production assignment.
      3. A number or percentage, especially of people, constituting or designated as an upper limit:
      1. The smallest amount of a physical quantity that can exist independently, especially a discrete quantity of electromagnetic radiation.
      2. This amount of energy regarded as a unit.
      3. A quantity or amount.
      1. A section or quantity within a larger thing; a part of a whole.
      2. A part separated from a whole.
      3. A helping of food.
      1. A reference standard or sample used for the quantitative comparison of properties:
      2. A unit specified by a scale, such as an inch, or by variable conditions, such as a day's march.
      3. A system of measurement, such as the metric system.
      1. A large extent, amount, or number:
      2. Used adverbially to mean “to a great degree or extent” or “frequently”:
      3. A number of associated people or things:
      1. The distribution by the government of relief payments to the unemployed.
      2. A share of money, food, or clothing that has been charitably given:
      3. One's fate.
      1. The act of allowing.
      2. An amount that is allowed or granted:
      3. Something, such as money, given at regular intervals or for a specific purpose:
      1. The act of allotting:
      2. Something allotted:
      1. an allocating or being allocated
      2. a thing or amount allocated
  3. One of the individual entities contributing to a whole

  4. A particular subdivision of a written work

      1. Any of the parts into which something can be divided:
      2. The portion of a line between any two points on the line.
      3. The area bounded by a chord and the arc of a curve subtended by the chord.
      1. One of several components; a piece.
      2. A subdivision of a written work.
      3. A distinct portion or provision of a legal code or set of laws, often establishing a particular legal requirement:
      1. Movement from one place to another:
      2. The process of elapsing:
      3. The process of changing from one condition or stage to another; transition:
  5. One's proper or expected function in a common effort

      1. A part or portion belonging to, distributed to, contributed by, or owed by a person or group:
      2. An equitable portion:
      3. One of the equal parts into which the capital stock of a company is divided:
      1. A character or part played by a performer.
      2. The characteristic and expected social behavior of an individual.
      3. A function or position.
      1. A thing considered as a unit or an element of a larger thing, quantity, or class; a portion:
      2. A portion or part that has been separated from a whole:
      3. An object that is one member of a group or class:
  6. One of two or more opposing opinions, actions, or attitudes, as in a disagreement

      1. A line bounding a plane figure.
      2. A surface bounding a solid figure.
      3. A surface of an object, especially a surface joining a top and bottom:
Verb
  1. To make a division into parts, sections, or branches

  2. To become or cause to become apart one from another

Adjective
  1. Relating to or affecting only a part; not total

Another word for part

Noun
  1. A portion

      1. The electrically neutral nucleon, a baryon composed of two down quarks and one up quark, which has a mass 1,839 times that of an electron, is stable when bound in an atomic nucleus, but has a mean lifetime of 886 seconds as a free particle. It is a basic component of all atomic nuclei except the protium isotope of hydrogen.
      1. The stable, positively charged nucleon, having a mass 1,836 times that of an electron and being a baryon composed of two up quarks and one down quark. The proton is a basic component of all atomic nuclei and the nucleus of the protium isotope of hydrogen.
      1. A stable elementary particle in the lepton class having a negative electric charge of 1 elementary unit (about 1.602 × 10−19 coulombs) and a mass of about 9.11 × 10−28 grams. Electrons are found in shells orbiting the nuclei of atoms and can also move freely through space as cathode rays in a cathode-ray tube or as beta particles emitted by radioactive nuclei, or flow in a current through a conducting material impelled by an electric potential difference.
      1. A part or particle considered to be an irreducible constituent of a specified system.
      2. The irreducible, indestructible material unit postulated by ancient atomism.
      3. An extremely small part, quantity, or amount.
      1. The smallest particle of a substance that retains the chemical and physical properties of the substance and is composed of two or more atoms; a group of like or different atoms held together by chemical forces.
      2. A small particle; a tiny bit.
      1. A broken piece or fragment, as of pottery or glass.
      2. A tough scale or covering, such as the elytron of a beetle.
      1. A thin slice or sliver, as of wood or metal, that is shaved off.
      2. The act of one that shaves.
      1. A sharp, slender piece, as of wood, bone, glass, or metal, split or broken off from a main body.
      2. A splinter group.
      3. To split or break into sharp, slender pieces; form splinters.
      1. A slender piece cut, split, or broken off; a splinter:
      2. A small narrow piece, portion, or plot:
      3. A continuous strand of loose fiber, such as wool, flax, silk, or cotton, ready to be roved or spun.
      1. An irregularly shaped mass or piece.
      2. A small cube of sugar.
      3. A swelling or small palpable mass.
      1. A thick mass or piece:
      2. A substantial amount:
      3. A strong stocky horse.
      1. A small broken or cut off piece, as of wood, stone, or glass.
      2. A crack or flaw caused by the removal of a small piece.
      3. A small disk or counter used in poker and other games to represent money.
      1. A small piece or bit; a fragment.
      2. Leftover bits of food.
      3. Discarded waste material, especially metal suitable for reprocessing.
      1. A thin slice of fried or broiled bacon.
      2. A dish or an order of thin slices of fried or broiled bacon.
      1. A thin broad piece cut from a larger object:
      2. An often wedge-shaped piece cut from a larger, usually circular object:
      3. A portion or share:
      1. A small portion, degree, or amount:
      2. A brief amount of time; a moment:
      3. A short scene or episode in a theatrical performance.
      1. Serving as part of a whole; component:
      2. Empowered to elect or designate.
      3. Authorized to make or amend a constitution:
      1. A constituent element, as of a system.
      2. A part of a mechanical or electrical complex.
      3. One of a set of two or more vectors having a sum equal to a given vector.
      1. One of a number of successive payments in settlement of a debt.
      2. A portion of something, such as a publication, issued at intervals.
      3. A chapter or part of a literary work presented serially.
      1. A very small piece or part; a tiny portion or speck.
      2. A very small or the smallest possible amount, trace, or degree:
      3. A body whose spatial extent and internal motion and structure, if any, are irrelevant in a specific problem.
      1. The act or process of dividing something into parts.
      2. The state of being so divided.
      3. Something that divides or separates, as a wall dividing one room or cubicle from another.
      1. The act or process of subdividing.
      2. A subdivided part.
      3. An area of real estate subdivided into individual lots.
      1. A broad, flat, thick piece, as of stone or cheese.
      2. An outside piece cut from a log when squaring it for lumber.
      3. The pitcher's rubber.
      1. any system that is part of a larger system; component system
      1. A fundamental, essential, or irreducible constituent of a composite entity.
      2. The basic assumptions or principles of a subject.
      3. A member of a set.
      1. An edible substance that is used in making a dish or other food.
      2. An element or component of something:
      1. The act of apportioning.
      2. The condition of having been apportioned.
      3. The proportional distribution of the number of members of the US House of Representatives on the basis of the population of each state.
      1. The act of allotting:
      2. Something allotted:
      1. A syntactic unit of a sentence; a clause.
      2. A proposition of a syllogism.
      3. An element in a set.
      1. A part or division, as of a city or a national economy:
      2. The portion of a circle bounded by two radii and the included arc.
      3. A measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged together at one end.
      1. A part or portion belonging to, distributed to, contributed by, or owed by a person or group:
      2. An equitable portion:
      3. One of the equal parts into which the capital stock of a company is divided:
      1. The act or process of dividing.
      2. The state of having been divided.
      3. The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
      1. Any of the parts into which something can be divided:
      2. The portion of a line between any two points on the line.
      3. The area bounded by a chord and the arc of a curve subtended by the chord.
      1. One of several components; a piece.
      2. A subdivision of a written work.
      3. A distinct portion or provision of a legal code or set of laws, often establishing a particular legal requirement:
      1. An expression that indicates the quotient of two quantities, such as13 .
      2. A disconnected piece; a fragment.
      3. A small part; a bit:
      1. A small part broken off or detached.
      2. An incomplete or isolated portion; a bit:
      3. A sentence fragment.
      1. A section or quantity within a larger thing; a part of a whole.
      2. A part separated from a whole.
      3. A helping of food.
      1. A thing considered as a unit or an element of a larger thing, quantity, or class; a portion:
      2. A portion or part that has been separated from a whole:
      3. An object that is one member of a group or class:
  2. A machine part

      1. The act or process of replacing or of being replaced; substitution.
      2. One that replaces, especially a person assigned to a vacant military position.
      3. The act of returning each item that has been selected in a subset from a group before making another selection.
      1. A component of any manufactured goods, kept in reserve to replace one that fails; a spare.
      1. To grasp and hold tightly:
      2. To seize; snatch:
      3. To attempt to grasp or seize:
      1. A simple machine consisting essentially of a wheel with a grooved rim in which a pulled rope or chain can run to change the direction of the pull and thereby lift a load.
      2. A wheel turned by or driving a belt.
      1. A connected, flexible series of links, typically of metal, used especially for holding objects together, for restraining, or for transmitting mechanical power.
      2. Such a set of links, often of precious metal and with pendants attached, worn as an ornament or symbol of office.
      3. Such a set of links measuring ten yards and attached to a pole at each end, moved up and down the field to indicate necessary yardage for gaining a first down.
      1. A flexible band, as of leather or cloth, worn around the waist or over a shoulder to support clothing, secure tools or weapons, or serve as decoration.
      2. Something resembling a belt, as a number of machine-gun rounds attached together in a strip.
      3. An encircling route.
      1. A thin strip of flexible material used to encircle and bind one object or to hold a number of objects together:
      2. A strip or stripe that contrasts with something else in color, texture, or material.
      3. A narrow strip of fabric used to trim, finish, or reinforce articles of clothing.
      1. To move upward or forward in a single quick motion or a series of such motions; leap:
      2. To move suddenly, especially because of being resilient or moved by a spring:
      3. To start doing something suddenly:
      1. A wheel that has a projecting part and is mounted on a rotating shaft to produce variable or reciprocating motion in another part.
      1. The long narrow stem or body of a spear or arrow.
      2. A spear or arrow.
      3. The handle of any of various tools or implements.
      1. A simple machine consisting of a rigid bar pivoted on a fixed point and used to transmit force, as in raising or moving a weight at one end by pushing down on the other.
      2. A projecting handle used to adjust or operate a mechanism.
      3. A means of accomplishing; a tool:
      1. Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
      2. The act of trying on clothes whose fit is being adjusted.
      3. A small detachable part for a machine or apparatus.
      1. The act or process of making casts or molds.
      2. Something cast in a mold.
      3. The act of throwing a fishing line or net.
      1. The act or process of molding.
      2. Something that is molded.
      3. An embellishment in strip form, made of wood or other structural material, that is used to decorate or finish a surface, such as the wall of a room or building or the surface of a door or piece of furniture.
  3. A character in a drama

      1. The combination of mental characteristics and behavior that distinguishes a person or group.
      2. The distinguishing nature of something.
      3. Moral strength; integrity:
      1. A woman noted for courage and daring action.
      2. A woman noted for special achievement in a particular field.
      3. The principal female character in a novel, poem, or dramatic presentation.
      1. In mythology and legend, a man, often of divine ancestry, who is endowed with great courage and strength, celebrated for his bold exploits, and favored by the gods.
      2. A person noted for feats of courage or nobility of purpose, especially one who has risked or sacrificed his or her life:
      3. A person noted for special achievement in a particular field:
Verb
  1. To put apart

      1. To cut off (a part) from a whole:
      2. To divide into parts; break or interrupt:
      3. To break up (a relationship, for example); dissolve.
      1. To cause to separate into pieces suddenly or violently; smash.
      2. To divide into pieces, as by bending or cutting:
      3. To separate into components or parts:
      1. To set, force, or keep apart:
      2. To put space between; space apart or scatter:
      3. To form a border or barrier between (two areas or groups):
  2. To depart

Synonym Study

  • A fragment is a relatively small part separated by or as if by breaking off a fragment of rock, a fragment of a song
  • A fraction is strictly a part contained by the whole an integral number of times, but generally connotes an insignificant part he received only a fraction of the benefits
  • Segment implies a part separated along natural lines of division a segment of a tangerine
  • Section is equivalent to division but usually connotes a smaller part a section of a bookcase
  • A division is a part formed by cutting, partitioning, classifying, etc. the fine-arts division of a library
  • A piece is either a part separated from the whole a piece of pie or a single standardized unit of a collection a piece of statuary
  • A portion is specifically a part allotted to someone her portion of the inheritance
  • Part is the general word for any of the components of a whole a part of one's life