Associations to the word «Chapter»


CHAPTER, noun. One of the main sections into which the text of a book is divided.
CHAPTER, noun. A section of a social or religious body.
CHAPTER, noun. An administrative division of an organization, usually local to a specific area.
CHAPTER, noun. An assembly of monks, or of the prebends and other clergymen connected with a cathedral, conventual, or collegiate church, or of a diocese, usually presided over by the dean.
CHAPTER, noun. A community of canons or canonesses.
CHAPTER, noun. A bishop's council.
CHAPTER, noun. An organized branch of some society or fraternity, such as the Freemasons.
CHAPTER, noun. A meeting of certain organized societies or orders.
CHAPTER, noun. A chapter house.
CHAPTER, noun. A sequence (of events), especially when presumed related and likely to continue.
CHAPTER, noun. A decretal epistle.
CHAPTER, noun. (obsolete) A location or compartment.
CHAPTER, verb. To divide into chapters.
CHAPTER, verb. To put into a chapter.
CHAPTER, verb. (military) (with "out") To use administrative procedure to remove someone.
CHAPTER BOOK, noun. An illustrated storybook intended for intermediate readers, generally age 7-10.
CHAPTER HOUSE, noun. A building attached to a cathedral, church, or monastery and used as a meeting place.
CHAPTER HOUSE, noun. A building used by a sorority or fraternity as a residence or meeting place.
CHAPTER HOUSES, noun. Plural of chapter house

Dictionary definition

CHAPTER, noun. A subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled; "he read a chapter every night before falling asleep".
CHAPTER, noun. Any distinct period in history or in a person's life; "the industrial revolution opened a new chapter in British history"; "the divorce was an ugly chapter in their relationship".
CHAPTER, noun. A local branch of some fraternity or association; "he joined the Atlanta chapter".
CHAPTER, noun. An ecclesiastical assembly of the monks in a monastery or even of the canons of a church.
CHAPTER, noun. A series of related events forming an episode; "a chapter of disasters".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley