Definitions for unityˈyu nɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

u•ni•tyˈyu nɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. the state of being one; oneness.

  2. a whole or totality as combining all its parts into one.

  3. the state or fact of being united or combined into one, as of the parts of a whole; unification.

  4. absence of diversity; unvaried or uniform character.

  5. oneness of mind, feeling, etc., as among a number of persons; concord, harmony, or agreement.

  6. Math. the number one; a quantity regarded as one.

    Category: Math

  7. (in literature and art) harmony among the parts or elements of a work producing a single major effect.

    Category: Literature, Fine Arts

  8. one of the three principles of dramatic structure

    Category: Literature, Fine Arts

    Ref: ( the three unities ); ( u′nity of time′ ); ( u′nity of place′ ); ( u′nity of ac′tion 1 ).

Origin of unity:

1250–1300; ME unite < OF < L ūnitās, der. of ūnus one

Princeton's WordNet

  1. integrity, unity, wholeness(noun)

    an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting

    "the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development"; "he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia"

  2. one, 1, I, ace, single, unity(noun)

    the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number

    "he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it"; "they had lunch at one"

  3. oneness, unity(noun)

    the quality of being united into one

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unity(noun)ˈyu nɪ ti

    a situation in which people, groups, etc. are united

    to live in unity; the need for party unity

Wiktionary

  1. unity(Noun)

    Oneness; the state or fact of being one undivided entity.

  2. unity(Noun)

    A single undivided thing, seen as complete in itself.

  3. unity(Noun)

    Any of the three classical rules of drama (unity of action, unity of place, and unity of time).`

  4. unity(Noun)

    Any element of a set or field that behaves under a given operation as the number 1 behaves under multiplication.

  5. Unity(ProperNoun)

    .

  6. Origin: From unite, unite, from unitas, from unus + noun of state suffix -itas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unity(noun)

    the state of being one; oneness

  2. Unity(noun)

    concord; harmony; conjunction; agreement; uniformity; as, a unity of proofs; unity of doctrine

  3. Unity(noun)

    any definite quantity, or aggregate of quantities or magnitudes taken as one, or for which 1 is made to stand in calculation; thus, in a table of natural sines, the radius of the circle is regarded as unity

  4. Unity(noun)

    in dramatic composition, one of the principles by which a uniform tenor of story and propriety of representation are preserved; conformity in a composition to these; in oratory, discourse, etc., the due subordination and reference of every part to the development of the leading idea or the eastablishment of the main proposition

  5. Unity(noun)

    such a combination of parts as to constitute a whole, or a kind of symmetry of style and character

  6. Unity(noun)

    the peculiar characteristics of an estate held by several in joint tenancy

Freebase

  1. Unity

    Unity is a town in the western part of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan with a population of almost 2200. Unity is located at the intersection of Highway 14 and Highway 21, and the intersection of the CNR and CPR main rail lines. Unity is located 200 km west of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and 375 km east of Edmonton, Alberta. The town of Wilkie is located 18.96 miles to the east. The town was the subject of playwright Kevin Kerr's Governor General's Award-winning play Unity, which dramatizes the effect of the 1918 flu pandemic on Unity.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unity' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3421

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unity' in Nouns Frequency: #1433


Translations for unity

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

unity(noun)

the state of being united or in agreement

When will men learn to live in unity with each other?

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