1. an army unit large enough to sustain combat

- two infantry divisions were held in reserve

Definition categories: group

2. one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole

- the BBC's engineering division

Similar word(s): part, section

Definition categories: thought, concept, conception, construct

3. the act or process of dividing

Definition categories: act, separation

4. an administrative unit in government or business

Definition categories: group

5. discord that splits a group

Similar word(s): variance

Definition categories: communication, discord, dissension

6. a league ranked by quality

- Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA

Similar word(s): class

Definition categories: group, conference, league

7. (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category

Definition categories: group

8. (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum

Definition categories: group, phylum

9. a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings

Definition categories: group

10. a group of ships of similar type

Definition categories: group

11. an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed

Definition categories: act

12. the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart

Similar word(s): partition, partitioning, segmentation

Definition categories: act, separation

Sentences with division as a noun:

- I've got ten divisions to do for my homework.

- Magnolias belong to the division Magnoliophyta.