Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fraction

3 senses of fraction

Sense 1

fraction -- (a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process)

=> chemical, chemical substance -- (material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules)

Sense 2

fraction -- (a small part or item forming a piece of a whole)

=> part, portion -- (something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together")

Sense 3

fraction -- (the quotient of two rational numbers)

=> rational number, rational -- (an integer or a fraction)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb fraction

1 sense of fraction

Sense 1

divide, fraction -- (perform a division; "Can you divide 49 by seven?")

=> calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure -- (make a mathematical calculation or computation)