Definition of Chapter

1. Noun. A subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled. "He read a chapter every night before falling asleep"

Group relationships: Text, Textual Matter
Generic synonyms: Section, Subdivision



2. Noun. Any distinct period in history or in a person's life. "The divorce was an ugly chapter in their relationship"
Generic synonyms: Phase, Stage

3. Noun. A local branch of some fraternity or association. "He joined the Atlanta chapter"
Group relationships: Association, Frat, Fraternity
Generic synonyms: Club, Gild, Guild, Lodge, Order, Social Club, Society

4. Noun. An ecclesiastical assembly of the monks in a monastery or even of the canons of a church.
Generic synonyms: Assembly

5. Noun. A series of related events forming an episode. "A chapter of disasters"
Generic synonyms: Episode

Definition of Chapter

1. n. A division of a book or treatise; as, Genesis has fifty chapters.

2. v. t. To divide into chapters, as a book.

Definition of Chapter

1. Noun. One of the main sections into which the text of a book is divided. ¹

2. Noun. An administrative division of an organization, usually local to a specific area. ¹

3. Noun. A sequence (of events), especially when presumed related and likely to continue. ¹

4. Verb. To divide into chapters. ¹

5. Verb. To put into a chapter. ¹

6. Verb. (military with "out") To use administrative procedure to remove someone. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chapter

1. to divide a book into chapters (main sections) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chapter

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Literary usage of Chapter

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1. The Spanish Conquest in America, and Its Relation to the History of Slavery by Arthur Helps (1856)
"chapter I. ADMINISTRATION OF THE FLEMINGS. EMIGRATION SCHEME OF LAS ... chapter II. LAS CASAS SUCCEEDS IN OBTAINING A GRANT OF LAND ON THE PEARL COAST. ..."

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