CHAPTER: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for CHAPTER?

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)

agencyThing or person that acts to produce a particular effect or achieve an end.
The agency of providence.
armA side part of a chair or other seat on which a sitter can rest their arm.
As they walked he offered her his arm.
assemblyA group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose.
He was told off for talking in assembly.
bitThe 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.
branchA part of a forked or branching shape.
He went to work at our Birmingham branch.
bureauFurniture with drawers for keeping clothes.
The intelligence bureau.
componentEach 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.
conventionOrthodoxy as a consequence of being conventional.
He was an upholder of convention and correct form.
convocationThe action of calling people together for a large formal assembly.
The arguments delayed the convocation of the first congress planned for February 1992.
councilDenoting housing provided by a local council at a subsidized rent.
A council flat.
departmentA 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.
divisionBiology a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category.
The new clause was agreed without a division.
episodeFilm consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie.
The whole episode has been a major embarrassment.
epochA period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
The Victorian epoch.
eraBaseball 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 bodyThe act of governing; exercising authority.
lodgeA large house or hotel.
A hunting lodge.
offshootA thing that develops from something else.
Commercial offshoots of universities.
pageA page of a newspaper or magazine set aside for a particular topic.
He was turning the pages of his Sunday newspaper.
partThe melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music.
He took the part of Prospero.
periodThe interval between successive equal values of a periodic function.
The period 1977 85.
phaseA 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.
portionAn individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal.
His portion was larger than hers.
satelliteSatellite television.
Satellite broadcasting.
sectionA relatively distinct part of a book, newspaper, statute, or other document.
The finance section of the company.
segmentA part of a figure cut off by a line or plane intersecting it.
Orange segments.
stageThe theater as a profession usually the stage.
A series resistance between the headphones and the output stage.
subdivisionAny taxonomic subcategory, especially (in botany) one that ranks below division and above class.
The Birkenhead police subdivision.
subsidiaryA company controlled by a holding company.
The firm s Spanish subsidiary.
synodA Presbyterian ecclesiastical court above the presbyteries and subject to the General Assembly.
The deanery synod.
timeA point of time as measured in hours and minutes past midnight or noon.
Do you know what time it is.
wingThe 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)

antiphonA musical setting of an antiphon.
assonantHaving the same sound (especially the same vowel sound) occurring in successive stressed syllables.
Note the assonant words and syllables in tilting at windmills.
bookA bookmaker s record of bets accepted and money paid out.
Women s books like Cosmopolitan and Ladies Home Journal.
coupletA stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse; usually rhymed.
denouementThe final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work.
The film s denouement was unsatisfying and ambiguous.
doggerelComic verse composed in irregular rhythm.
Doggerel verses.
fictionLiterature 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.
filingPreservation and methodical arrangement as of documents and papers etc.
Iron filings.
introductoryServing as a base or starting point.
Began the slide show with some introductory remarks.
literatureThe humanistic study of a body of literature.
The literature on environmental epidemiology.
missiveA letter, especially a long or official one.
Yet another missive from the Foreign Office.
narratorA person who delivers a commentary accompanying a film, broadcast, piece of music, etc.
A religious broadcast with Johnny Morris as narrator.
newBeginning anew and in a transformed way.
Looking for new business.
novelThe literary genre represented or exemplified by novels.
The novels of Jane Austen.
odeA lyric poem with complex stanza forms.
phraseDivide combine or mark into phrases.
They phrased the music with gusto.
poemA 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.
Lyric poems.
poesyThe art or composition of poetry.
The genius of poesy.
poetryAny communication resembling poetry in beauty or the evocation of feeling.
He is chiefly famous for his love poetry.
prologueThe actor who delivers the prologue in a play.
I got third in the prologue and eighth on the hardest stage.
proseCompose in or convert into prose.
A short story in prose.
quatrainA stanza of four lines.
reenactEnact again.
Congress reenacted the law.
reorganizationAn extensive alteration of the structure of a corporation or government.
A committee was appointed to oversee the reorganization of the curriculum.
rhymeCompose rhymes.
Poetic features such as rhythm rhyme and alliteration.
sentencePronounce a sentence on somebody in a court of law.
He always spoke in grammatical sentences.
sonnetPraise in a sonnet.
He sonneted his hostess now.
stanzaA fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem.
verseCompose verses or put into verse.
We were each required to recite a Bible verse from memory.
writerA clerk, especially in the navy or in government offices.
A CD writer.

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