What does unity mean?

Definitions for unity
ˈyu nɪ tiuni·ty

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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


  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


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unity

    ū′ni-ti, n. oneness: state of being one or at one: agreement: the arrangement of all the parts to one purpose or effect: harmony: (math.) any quantity taken as one.—The unities (of place, time, and action), the three canons of the classical drama—that the scenes should be at the same place, that all the events should be such as might happen within a single day, and that nothing should be admitted not directly relevant to the development of the plot.

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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

How to pronounce unity?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say unity in sign language?

  1. unity


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of unity in a Sentence

  1. Pope Francis ':

    We need unity to protect creation.

  2. Sipho P Nkosi:

    Where there's unity, we find victory.

  3. Riek Machar:

    I remember the hope and unity of that day.

  4. John Jay Chapman:

    Politics is organized hatred, that is unity.

  5. Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi:

    Yemen will not have security without its unity.

Images & Illustrations of unity

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