What does unitary mean?

Definitions for unitaryˈyu nɪˌtɛr i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unitary.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unitary(adj)

    relating to or characterized by or aiming toward unity

    "the unitary principles of nationalism"; "a unitary movement in politics"

  2. unitary(adj)

    of or pertaining to or involving the use of units

    "a unitary method was applied"; "established a unitary distance on which to base subsequent calculations"

  3. unitary(adj)

    characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is held by one central authority

    "a unitary as opposed to a federal form of government"

  4. one(a), unitary(adj)

    having the indivisible character of a unit

    "a unitary action"; "spoke with one voice"


  1. unitary(Noun)

    A unitary council

  2. unitary(Noun)

    A unitary operator

  3. unitary(Adjective)

    Having the quality of oneness.

  4. unitary(Adjective)

    Relating to a system of government in which sovereign power is concentrated in a single body instead of being shared or possessed by more local bodies.

    Ex. unitary authority

  5. unitary(Adjective)

    Pertaining to a unit.

    Ex. unitary matrix

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unitary(adj)

    of or pertaining to a unit or units; relating to unity; as, the unitary method in arithmetic

  2. Unitary(adj)

    of the nature of a unit; not divided; united


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unitary in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unitary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Yolande Bouka:

    Let's not lump them all into an armed militia, imbonerakure is not a unitary actor.

  2. Bronwyn Davies:

    It is no longer my moral duty as a human being to achieve an integrated and unitary set of explanations for my thoughts and feelings.

  3. David Andrew Weinberg:

    Saudi Arabia’s King Salman said at the beginning of the campaign that the goal was to create a unitary, stable Yemen … frankly, if that is his goal, he’s guaranteed failure.

  4. State John Kerry:

    I think that we probably all recognize that an awful lot of the world, most of the world, doesn't know this meeting is taking place, but the truth is our goal for these talks, amending the Montreal Protocol to phase down HFCs, is one of the single most important unitary steps that we could possibly take at this moment to stave off the worst impacts of climate change.

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