Definitions for unityˈyu nɪ ti
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
u•ni•tyˈyu nɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.
the state of being one; oneness.
a whole or totality as combining all its parts into one.
the state or fact of being united or combined into one, as of the parts of a whole; unification.
absence of diversity; unvaried or uniform character.
oneness of mind, feeling, etc., as among a number of persons; concord, harmony, or agreement.
Math. the number one; a quantity regarded as one.
(in literature and art) harmony among the parts or elements of a work producing a single major effect.
Category: Literature, Fine Arts
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
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"
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"
the quality of being united into one
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
unity(noun)ˈyu nɪ ti
a situation in which people, groups, etc. are united
to live in unity; the need for party unity
Oneness; the state or fact of being one undivided entity.
A single undivided thing, seen as complete in itself.
Any of the three classical rules of drama (unity of action, unity of place, and unity of time).`
Any element of a set or field that behaves under a given operation as the number 1 behaves under multiplication.
Origin: From unite, unite, from unitas, from unus + noun of state suffix -itas.
the state of being one; oneness
concord; harmony; conjunction; agreement; uniformity; as, a unity of proofs; unity of doctrine
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
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
such a combination of parts as to constitute a whole, or a kind of symmetry of style and character
the peculiar characteristics of an estate held by several in joint tenancy
Translations for unity
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the state of being united or in agreement
When will men learn to live in unity with each other?
- eenparigheid, eenheidAfrikaans
- وَحْدَه، إتِّفاقArabic
- harmoniaPortuguese (BR)
- die EintrachtGerman
- enighed; harmoniDanish
- ενότητα, ομόνοιαGreek
- سازگاری؛ همبستگیFarsi
- samstaða, samheldniIcelandic
- 일치, 화합Korean
- vienybė, vieningumas, sutarimasLithuanian
- vienotība; saderībaLatvian
- enhet, enighetNorwegian
- zgoda, harmoniaPolish
- birlik, bütünlükTurkish
- 統一，和睦Chinese (Trad.)
- єдність; єднанняUkrainian
- sự thống nhấtVietnamese
- 统一Chinese (Simp.)
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