HyperDic: chapter

English > 5 senses of the word chapter:
NOUNcommunicationchaptera subdivision of a written work
timechapterany distinct period in history or in a person's life
groupchaptera local branch of some fraternity or association
groupchapteran ecclesiastical assembly of the monks in a monastery or even of the canons of a church
eventchaptera series of related events forming an episode
chapter > pronunciation
Soundschae'pter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > chapter: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled.
Example"he read a chapter every night before falling asleep"
Part oftext, textual matterThe words of something written
Broadersection, subdivisionA self-contained part of a larger / larger composition / composition (written or musical)
Spanishcapítulo
Catalancapítol
English > chapter: 5 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningAny distinct period in history or in a person's life.
Examples
  • "the industrial revolution opened a new chapter in British history"
  • "the divorce was an ugly chapter in their relationship"
Broaderphase, stageAny distinct time period in a sequence of events
English > chapter: 5 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA local branch of some fraternity or association.
Example"he joined the Atlanta chapter"
Member ofassociationA formal organization of people or groups of people
fraternity, fratA social club for male undergraduates
Broaderclub, social club, society, guild, gild, lodge, orderA formal association of people with similar interests
Spanishdelegación
Catalancapítol
English > chapter: 5 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningAn ecclesiastical assembly of the monks in a monastery or even of the canons of a church.
BroaderassemblyA group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose
Spanishcapítulo
Catalancapítol
Adjectivescapitular, capitularyof or pertaining to an ecclesiastical chapter
English > chapter: 5 senses > noun 5, event
MeaningA series of related events forming an episode.
Example"a chapter of disasters"
BroaderepisodeA happening that is distinctive in a series of related events
Spanishcapítulo
Catalancapítol

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