Need another word that means the same as “chapter”? Find 33 synonyms and 30 related words for “chapter” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Chapter” are: section, division, part, portion, segment, component, bit, period, time, phase, page, stage, episode, epoch, era, governing body, council, assembly, convocation, convention, synod, consistory, branch, subdivision, department, bureau, agency, lodge, wing, arm, offshoot, subsidiary, satellite
Chapter as a Noun
Definitions of "Chapter" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “chapter” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A series of related events forming an episode.
- A local group of Hell's Angels.
- A subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled.
- A distinctive period in history or in a person's life.
- Any distinct period in history or in a person's life.
- A section of a treaty.
- An ecclesiastical assembly of the monks in a monastery or even of the canons of a church.
- A local branch of some fraternity or association.
- The governing body of a religious community or knightly order.
- A series or sequence.
- An Act of Parliament numbered as part of a session's proceedings.
- A main division of a book, typically with a number or title.
- A local branch of a society.
Synonyms of "Chapter" as a noun (33 Words)
|agency||Thing or person that acts to produce a particular effect or achieve an end.|
The agency of providence.
|arm||A side part of a chair or other seat on which a sitter can rest their arm.|
As they walked he offered her his arm.
|assembly||A group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose.|
He was told off for talking in assembly.
|bit||The cutting part of a drill usually pointed and threaded and is replaceable in a brace or bitstock or drill press.|
Can you move over a bit.
|branch||A part of a forked or branching shape.|
He went to work at our Birmingham branch.
|bureau||Furniture with drawers for keeping clothes.|
The intelligence bureau.
|component||Each of two or more forces, velocities, or other vectors acting in different directions which are together equivalent to a given vector.|
Jealousy was a component of his character.
|consistory||(in other Churches) a local administrative body.|
|convention||Orthodoxy as a consequence of being conventional.|
He was an upholder of convention and correct form.
|convocation||The action of calling people together for a large formal assembly.|
The arguments delayed the convocation of the first congress planned for February 1992.
|council||Denoting housing provided by a local council at a subsidized rent.|
A council flat.
|department||A division of a large organization such as a government, university, or business, dealing with a specific area of activity.|
You ll find it in the hardware department.
|division||Biology a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category.|
The new clause was agreed without a division.
|episode||Film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie.|
The whole episode has been a major embarrassment.
|epoch||A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.|
The Victorian epoch.
|era||Baseball a measure of a pitcher s effectiveness calculated as the average number of earned runs allowed by the pitcher for every nine innings pitched.|
His death marked the end of an era.
|governing body||The act of governing; exercising authority.|
|lodge||A large house or hotel.|
A hunting lodge.
|offshoot||A thing that develops from something else.|
Commercial offshoots of universities.
|page||A page of a newspaper or magazine set aside for a particular topic.|
He was turning the pages of his Sunday newspaper.
|part||The melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music.|
He took the part of Prospero.
|period||The interval between successive equal values of a periodic function.|
The period 1977 85.
|phase||A distinct state of matter in a system matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary.|
Phase two of the development.
|portion||An individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal.|
His portion was larger than hers.
|section||A relatively distinct part of a book, newspaper, statute, or other document.|
The finance section of the company.
|segment||A part of a figure cut off by a line or plane intersecting it.|
|stage||The theater as a profession usually the stage.|
A series resistance between the headphones and the output stage.
|subdivision||Any taxonomic subcategory, especially (in botany) one that ranks below division and above class.|
The Birkenhead police subdivision.
|subsidiary||A company controlled by a holding company.|
The firm s Spanish subsidiary.
|synod||A Presbyterian ecclesiastical court above the presbyteries and subject to the General Assembly.|
The deanery synod.
|time||A point of time as measured in hours and minutes past midnight or noon.|
Do you know what time it is.
|wing||The wing of a fowl.|
Michael earned his wings as a commercial pilot.
Usage Examples of "Chapter" as a noun
- The industrial revolution opened a new chapter in British history.
- A leaflet was issued by the local chapter of the American Cancer Society.
- A majority voted for the inclusion of the social chapter in the treaty.
- A chapter of disasters.
- We will deal with this in chapter eleven.
- Land granted by the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral.
- He read a chapter every night before falling asleep.
- The people are about to begin a new chapter in their history.
- He joined the Atlanta chapter.
- The divorce was an ugly chapter in their relationship.
- The latest episode in a chapter of problems.
Associations of "Chapter" (30 Words)
|antiphon||A musical setting of an antiphon.|
|assonant||Having the same sound (especially the same vowel sound) occurring in successive stressed syllables.|
Note the assonant words and syllables in tilting at windmills.
|book||A bookmaker s record of bets accepted and money paid out.|
Women s books like Cosmopolitan and Ladies Home Journal.
|couplet||A stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse; usually rhymed.|
|denouement||The final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work.|
The film s denouement was unsatisfying and ambiguous.
|doggerel||Comic verse composed in irregular rhythm.|
|fiction||Literature in the form of prose that describes imaginary events and people.|
They were supposed to be keeping up the fiction that they were happily married.
|filing||Preservation and methodical arrangement as of documents and papers etc.|
|introductory||Serving as a base or starting point.|
Began the slide show with some introductory remarks.
|literature||The humanistic study of a body of literature.|
The literature on environmental epidemiology.
|missive||A letter, especially a long or official one.|
Yet another missive from the Foreign Office.
|narrator||A person who delivers a commentary accompanying a film, broadcast, piece of music, etc.|
A religious broadcast with Johnny Morris as narrator.
|new||Beginning anew and in a transformed way.|
Looking for new business.
|novel||The literary genre represented or exemplified by novels.|
The novels of Jane Austen.
|ode||A lyric poem with complex stanza forms.|
|phrase||Divide combine or mark into phrases.|
They phrased the music with gusto.
|poem||A piece of writing in which the expression of feelings and ideas is given intensity by particular attention to diction (sometimes involving rhyme), rhythm, and imagery.|
|poesy||The art or composition of poetry.|
The genius of poesy.
|poetry||Any communication resembling poetry in beauty or the evocation of feeling.|
He is chiefly famous for his love poetry.
|prologue||The actor who delivers the prologue in a play.|
I got third in the prologue and eighth on the hardest stage.
|prose||Compose in or convert into prose.|
A short story in prose.
|quatrain||A stanza of four lines.|
Congress reenacted the law.
|reorganization||An extensive alteration of the structure of a corporation or government.|
A committee was appointed to oversee the reorganization of the curriculum.
Poetic features such as rhythm rhyme and alliteration.
|sentence||Pronounce a sentence on somebody in a court of law.|
He always spoke in grammatical sentences.
|sonnet||Praise in a sonnet.|
He sonneted his hostess now.
|stanza||A fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem.|
|verse||Compose verses or put into verse.|
We were each required to recite a Bible verse from memory.
|writer||A clerk, especially in the navy or in government offices.|
A CD writer.