Meaning of SECTION in English

SECTION

n. 1 part, division, department, branch, sector, group, detachment, segment, portion, subdivision, component, element Sadler has been assigned to work in the research section I never read the the sports section in the Sunday papers. Which sections of the country will vote for you? The string section needs practice before tonight's concert. 2 sample, slice, cross-section, fraction It can be faulty to assume that the characteristics of the whole are necessarily represented in a small section of it I examined a section of tissue under the microscope. 3 part, stage, segment, portion, leg The first section of the journey was more comfortable than the last

v. 4 cut (up), divide (up), segment, split, cleave, measure out, apportion, allot, allocate The land was sectioned into four-acre parcels

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