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

2 senses of segment

Sense 1
section, segment -- (one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object; "a section of a fishing rod"; "metal sections were used below ground"; "finished the final segment of the road")
       => part, portion -- (something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together")

Sense 2
segment -- (one of the parts into which something naturally divides; "a segment of an orange")
       => part, piece -- (a portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite")

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

2 senses of segment

Sense 1
segment, section -- (divide into segments; "segment an orange"; "segment a compound word")
       => separate, divide, part -- (come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated")

Sense 2
segment -- (divide or split up; "The cells segmented")
       => separate, divide, part -- (come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated")

2019, Cloud WordNet Browser