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segment

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of segment

  1. one of the pieces from which something is designed to be assembled I think I lost one segment of this model kit Synonyms of segment member, partition, portion, section, partWords Related to segment component, constituent, element, factor, ingredient, moiety, parcel; cut, length; bit, fragment, particle, scrapNear Antonyms of segment whole; aggregate, composite, compound, sum, total, totality

Synonym Discussion of segment

part, portion, piece, member, division, section, segment, fragment mean something less than the whole. part is a general term appropriate when indefiniteness is required.
    • they ran only part of the way
portion implies an assigned or allotted part.
    • cut the pie into six portions
piece applies to a separate or detached part of a whole.
    • a puzzle with 500 pieces
member suggests one of the functional units composing a body.
    • a structural member
division applies to a large or diversified part.
    • the manufacturing division of the company
section applies to a relatively small or uniform part.
    • the entertainment section of the newspaper
segment applies to a part separated or marked out by or as if by natural lines of cleavage.
    • the retired segment of the population
fragment applies to a part produced by or as if by breaking off.
    • only a fragment of the play still exists


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