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Another word for unit

  1. A group of people organized for a particular purpose

      1. A group on the same side, as in a game.
      2. A group organized for work or activity:
      3. Two or more draft animals used to pull a vehicle or farm implement.
      1. A group of criminals or hoodlums who band together for mutual protection and profit.
      2. A group of adolescents who band together, especially a group of delinquents.
      3. A group of people who associate regularly on a social basis:
      1. The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power:
      2. Power made operative against resistance; exertion:
      3. The use of physical power or violence to compel or restrain:
      1. The act or process of disconnecting or detaching; separation.
      2. The state of being separate or detached.
      3. Indifference to or remoteness from the concerns of others; aloofness:
      1. A group of people working together; a gang:
      2. A group of people, especially friends or associates.
      3. All personnel operating or serving aboard a ship.
      1. A separate branch or department of the armed forces having a specialized function.
      2. A tactical unit of ground combat forces between a division and an army commanded by a lieutenant general and composed of two or more divisions and auxiliary service troops.
      3. A body of persons acting together or associated under common direction:
      1. The entire material or physical structure of an organism, especially of a human or animal.
      2. The physical aspect of a person as opposed to the spirit; the flesh.
      3. A corpse or carcass.
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Another word for unit

  1. A whole

      1. An organism as a whole, especially with regard to its vital processes or functions:
      2. A group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts:
      3. A group of interacting mechanical or electrical components:
      1. The act of assembling.
      2. The state of being assembled.
      3. A group of persons gathered together for a common reason, as for a legislative, religious, educational, or social purpose.
      1. The act of assembling.
      2. The state of being assembled.
      3. A collection of people or things; a gathering.
      1. The quality or state of being total:
      2. An aggregate amount; a sum.
      3. The phase of an eclipse when it is total.
      1. An amount obtained by addition; a sum.
      2. The whole amount of something; the entirety:
      3. Of, relating to, or constituting the whole amount; entire:
      1. Something that completes, makes up a whole, or brings to perfection:
      2. The quantity or number needed to make up a whole:
      3. The full crew of personnel required to run a ship.
      1. The state of being entire or complete; wholeness:
      2. The entire amount or extent; the whole:
  2. A detail

      1. One that actively contributes to an accomplishment, result, or process:
      2. One who acts for someone else; an agent.
      3. One who purchases accounts receivable at a discount.
      1. A syntactic unit of a sentence; a clause.
      2. A proposition of a syllogism.
      3. An element in a set.
      1. A human finger or toe.
      2. A corresponding part in other vertebrates.
      3. A unit of length derived from the breadth of a finger and equal to about34 of an inch (2.0 centimeters).
      1. The state, quality, or fact of being long.
      2. The measurement of the extent of something along its greatest dimension:
      3. A piece, often of a standard size, that is normally measured along its greatest dimension:
      1. One of the rings or loops forming a chain.
      2. A unit in a connected series of units:
      3. A unit in a transportation or communications system.
      1. One that lays:
      2. A hen kept for laying eggs.
      3. A single thickness of a material covering a surface or forming an overlying part or segment:
      1. A plane figure having four equal sides.
      2. Something having an equal-sided rectangular form:
      3. A T-shaped or L-shaped instrument for drawing or testing right angles.
      1. A solid piece of a hard substance, such as wood, having one or more flat sides.
      2. Such a piece used as a construction member or as a support.
      3. Such a piece upon which chopping or cutting is done:
      1. A place or part at which two or more things are joined.
      2. A way in which two or more things are joined:
      3. A point of articulation between two or more bones, especially such a connection that allows motion.
      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. 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 portion, division, piece, or segment of a whole.
      2. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
      3. A division of a book or artistic work such as a film:
      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: