Definitions For Section


  • The cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
  • One of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
  • One of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
  • A self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
  • A segment of a citrus fruit
  • A specialized division of a large organization
  • A small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon
  • A small army unit usually having a special function
  • A division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class
  • A small class of students who are part of a larger course but are taught separately
  • (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid
  • A distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people
  • A very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
  • A land unit equal to 1 square mile
  • One of the parts that form something
  • A particular area that is part of a larger place
  • A part of a newspaper, play, book, etc.


  • Divide into segments
  • To divide (something) into parts
  • To officially send (a mentally ill person) to a psychiatric hospital

Is Section a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Section is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Section in a Sentence

  • The upper section of the bridge
  • This section of the road is closed.
  • The frozen food section in the supermarket
  • Peel and section the orange.
  • Section the chicken and marinate the parts.
  • She was sectioned by the judge.

Synonyms for Section

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