Definitions for factionˈfæk ʃən

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word faction

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cabal, faction, junto, camarilla(noun)

    a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue

  2. faction, sect(noun)

    a dissenting clique

Webster Dictionary

  1. Faction(noun)

    one of the divisions or parties of charioteers (distinguished by their colors) in the games of the circus

  2. Faction(noun)

    a party, in political society, combined or acting in union, in opposition to the government, or state; -- usually applied to a minority, but it may be applied to a majority; a combination or clique of partisans of any kind, acting for their own interests, especially if greedy, clamorous, and reckless of the common good

  3. Faction(noun)

    tumult; discord; dissension

Freebase

  1. Faction

    Faction is an uncensored rock, punk, hip hop, and heavy metal music mixed channel on Sirius Satellite Radio channel 41, XM Satellite Radio channel 41 and Dish Network channel 6041. Until February 9, 2010, it was heard on DirecTV. It is also one of five alternative rock channels on Sirius XM Radio. The station plays such popular acts as Avenged Sevenfold, A Day to Remember, The Devil Wears Prada, NOFX, Beastie Boys, The Bronx, Bring Me The Horizon, Parkway Drive, Eminem, Wu-Tang Clan, Cypress Hill and others. Faction is also home to The Jason Ellis Show, Radio Bam, The Mosely Method with Johnny Mosely, Marky Ramone's Punk Rock Blitzkrieg, Do It Yourself Radio, Tony Hawk's Demolition Radio, The Cosmic Commander's Sonic Reduction, and hourly FU's.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Faction

    fak′shun, n. a company of persons associated or acting together, mostly used in a bad sense: a contentious party in a state or society: dissension.—adj. Fac′tional.—ns. Fac′tionary, a member of a faction; Fac′tionist.—adj. Fac′tious, turbulent: disloyal.—adv. Fac′tiously.—n. Fac′tiousness. [L. factionemfacĕre, to do.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'faction' in Nouns Frequency: #2375

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of faction in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of faction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bernardino Leon:

    I think the (Tripoli faction) shouldn't worry.

  2. Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez:

    We will not allow any country or any extreme right-wing faction to justify terrorist actions, that is inexcusable.

  3. Kurt Imhof:

    There is a faction of NZZ shareholders who are seeking to bring the paper further to the right and closer to the SVP, bLOCHUSCONI.

  4. David Melcher:

    There will be a small faction of disgruntled conservative Republican who won’t like it, but they ... they won’t be the majority in a vote.

  5. Muayad Zurayk:

    All operations stemming from the coordinated command center are done in the name of Jaish al-Fatah, it is forbidden to mention the name of any faction.

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