What does unity mean?

Definitions for unity
ˈyu nɪ tiuni·ty

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. integrity, unity, wholenessnoun

    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, unitynoun

    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, unitynoun

    the quality of being united into one

Wiktionary

  1. unitynoun

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

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

  2. unitynoun

    A single undivided thing, seen as complete in itself.

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

  3. unitynoun

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

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

  4. unitynoun

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

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

  5. Unitynoun

    A female given name from English.

    Hitler, it seemed, had two engagements in Munich that day; one was a visit with Unity Mitford, a Nazi sympathizer belonging to the well-known British Mitford family, who was recovering in a Munich hospital from an attempted suicide.

    Etymology: Majuscule letter version of unity.

  6. Unitynoun

    A town in Saskatchewan, Canada.

    Etymology: Majuscule letter version of unity.

  7. Unitynoun

    An unincorporated community in Franklin County, Georgia.

    Etymology: Majuscule letter version of unity.

  8. Unitynoun

    An unincorporated community in Alexander County, Illinois, also known as Hodges Park Station.

    Etymology: Majuscule letter version of unity.

  9. Unitynoun

    A small unincorporated community in Boyd County, Kentucky.

    Etymology: Majuscule letter version of unity.

  10. Unitynoun

    A town and census-designated place in Waldo County, Maine.

    Etymology: Majuscule letter version of unity.

  11. Unitynoun

    An unorganized territory in Kennebec County, Maine.

    Etymology: Majuscule letter version of unity.

  12. Unitynoun

    An unincorporated community in Scotland County, Missouri.

    Etymology: Majuscule letter version of unity.

  13. Unitynoun

    A town in Sullivan County, New Hampshire.

    Etymology: Majuscule letter version of unity.

  14. Unitynoun

    An unincorporated community in Adams County, Ohio.

    Etymology: Majuscule letter version of unity.

  15. Unitynoun

    An unincorporated community in Columbiana County, Ohio.

    Etymology: Majuscule letter version of unity.

  16. Unitynoun

    A tiny city in Baker County, Oregon.

    Etymology: Majuscule letter version of unity.

  17. Unitynoun

    An unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon.

    Etymology: Majuscule letter version of unity.

  18. Unitynoun

    A small town in Clark County, Wisconsin.

    Etymology: Majuscule letter version of unity.

  19. Unitynoun

    A village in Clark County and Marathon County, Wisconsin, located partly within the town of Unity.

    Etymology: Majuscule letter version of unity.

  20. Unitynoun

    A small town in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin.

    Etymology: Majuscule letter version of unity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unitynoun

    the state of being one; oneness

  2. Unitynoun

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

  3. Unitynoun

    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. Unitynoun

    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. Unitynoun

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

  6. Unitynoun

    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.

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.

Editors Contribution

  1. unity

    A combination of elements to create a whole.

    It is beautiful to see unity between couples who love each other and are in a relationship together.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 12, 2020  
  2. unity

    A combination of facets to create a whole.

    It is beautiful to see unity between couples who love each other and are in a relationship together.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 12, 2020  
  3. unity

    All people on planet earth united and creating together in order of priority which are optimum health, human rights, right to life, civil rights, ethical, fair, just and moral shared prosperity, the universes truth and the collective plan for the evolution of humanity.

    Unity is so beautiful to see and feel, we are so grateful.

    Submitted by MaryC on June 13, 2020  
  4. unity

    United in purpose and agreement with inclusion.

    Unity is beautiful to see in a relationship.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 23, 2019  

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  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
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  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. Felix Tshisekedi:

    It is not a question for us of going to discuss a government of national unity or transition. No, no, three times no.

  2. Sammy Wilson:

    We will be encouraging (other lawmakers to vote against) because we believe it does have an impact on the unity of the United Kingdom, will spark further nationalist sentiment in Scotland and will be detrimental to the economy of Northern Ireland, voting this down tomorrow is not the end of the game, in fact it probably opens up possibilities for the government which are not available at present after a general election.

  3. Richard Baxter:

    In necessary things, unity in doubtful things, liberty in all things, charity.

  4. Nicolaus Seefeld:

    This clearly demonstrates the desire to destroy the physical unity of the individuals.

  5. Hamdeen Sabahy:

    Egypt is experiencing the death of politics, dismissal of other points of views, a demonizing of alternatives, a call for blind unity.

Images & Illustrations of unity

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