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Definition 1: a subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where chapter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he read a chapter every night before falling asleep

(chapter is a kind of ...) a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)

"he always turns first to the business section" "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"

(... is part of chapter) the words of something written

"there were more than a thousand words of text" "they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech" "he wants to reconstruct the original text"

Definition 2: a series of related events forming an episode - [noun denoting event]

Samples where chapter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a chapter of disasters

(chapter is a kind of ...) a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events

Definition 3: a local branch of some fraternity or association - [noun denoting group]

Samples where chapter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he joined the Atlanta chapter

(chapter is a kind of ...) a formal association of people with similar interests

"he joined a golf club" "they formed a small lunch society" "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"

(... is a member of chapter) a formal organization of people or groups of people

"he joined the Modern Language Association"

(... is a member of chapter) a social club for male undergraduates

Definition 4: an ecclesiastical assembly of the monks in a monastery or even of the canons of a church - [noun denoting group]

(chapter is a kind of ...) a group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose

Definition 5: any distinct period in history or in a person's life - [noun denoting time]

Samples where chapter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the industrial revolution opened a new chapter in British history
  • the divorce was an ugly chapter in their relationship

(chapter is a kind of ...) any distinct time period in a sequence of events

"we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected"

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