Synonyms and Antonyms of section

  1. 1 an area (as of a city) set apart for some purpose or having some special feature <several abandoned warehouses in the city's industrial section are being converted into art galleries and artists' lofts> Synonyms nabe, neighborhood, quarter, districtRelated Words belt, zone; department, division, part; precinct, ward; area, backyard, locality, place, region; barrio, enclave, ghetto, hood (or 'hood)

  2. 2 one of the pieces from which something is designed to be assembled <had trouble fitting the sections of the bookcase together> Synonyms member, partition, portion, part, segmentRelated Words component, constituent, element, factor, ingredient, moiety, parcel; cut, length; bit, fragment, particle, scrapNear Antonyms whole; aggregate, composite, compound, sum, total, totality

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