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

5 senses of subdivision

Sense 1
subdivision -- (an area composed of subdivided lots)
       => tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel -- (an extended area of land)

Sense 2
subdivision -- (the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided)
       => division, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation -- (the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart)

Sense 3
branch, subdivision, arm -- (a division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"; "botany is a branch of biology"; "the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages")
       => division -- (an administrative unit in government or business)

Sense 4
section, subdivision -- (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")
       => writing, written material, piece of writing -- (the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing")
       => music -- (an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner)

Sense 5
subsection, subdivision -- (a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided)
       => 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")

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