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.

  2. unitynoun

    A single undivided thing, seen as complete in itself.

  3. unitynoun

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

  4. unitynoun

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

  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.

  6. Unitynoun

    A town in Saskatchewan, Canada.

  7. Unitynoun

    An unincorporated community in Franklin County, Georgia.

  8. Unitynoun

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

  9. Unitynoun

    A small unincorporated community in Boyd County, Kentucky.

  10. Unitynoun

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

  11. Unitynoun

    An unorganized territory in Kennebec County, Maine.

  12. Unitynoun

    An unincorporated community in Scotland County, Missouri.

  13. Unitynoun

    A town in Sullivan County, New Hampshire.

  14. Unitynoun

    An unincorporated community in Adams County, Ohio.

  15. Unitynoun

    An unincorporated community in Columbiana County, Ohio.

  16. Unitynoun

    A tiny city in Baker County, Oregon.

  17. Unitynoun

    An unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon.

  18. Unitynoun

    A small town in Clark County, Wisconsin.

  19. Unitynoun

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

  20. Unitynoun

    A small town in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unitynoun

    Etymology: unitas, Lat.

    Those hereticks introduced a plurality of Gods; and so made the profession of the unity part of the symbolum, that should discriminate the orthodox from them. Henry Hammond.

    The production of one being the destruction of another, although they generate, they increase not; and must not be said to multiply, who do not transcend an unity. Brown.

    Man is to beget
    Like of his like; his image multiply’d:
    In unity defective; which requires
    Collateral love, and dearest amity. John Milton, Par. Lost.

    Whatever we can consider as one thing, suggests to the understanding the idea of unity. John Locke.

    That which you hear, you’ll swear
    You see, there is such unity in the proofs. William Shakespeare.

    We, of all christians, ought to promote unity among ourselves and others. Thomas Sprat, Sermons.

    To the avoiding of dissension, it availeth much, that there be amongst them an unity, as well in ceremonies as in doctrine. Richard Hooker, b. iv.

    The unities of time, place, and action, are exactly observed. John Dryden, All for Love. Pref. to.

    Although in poetry it be absolutely necessary that the unities of time, place, and action should be thoroughly understood, there is still something more essential, that elevates and astonishes the fancy. Addison.

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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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

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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. Saifora Niazi:

    My vote is a no vote, the national unity government is imposing people like him (Stanikzai).

  2. Kwasi Kwarteng:

    He's the most unpopular leader of the opposition we've ever had and the idea that he's going to lead a unity government I think is ridiculous.

  3. Bible, Psalms 133:

    Behold, how good and pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.

  4. Billy Porter:

    It's a beautiful nod to Elizabethan couture, at the fitting, we spoke about making a pattern on the train that was in the shape of a uterus, but not obvious, of course. And I thought it was awesome because women's rights are under attack right now. I'm an advocate for all who are disenfranchised. None of us are free until we're all free ! I really want to make sure that I'm showing up for all of the disenfranchised people I can so that we can find power in our unity. This government is trying to take away the woman's right to choose and that's unacceptable.

  5. Alexis karpouzos:

    Time is the architect of fate, fleeting omen, pure phantom in enchanting light of absence, and our life the play of love and death, only love will never die, because In love no longer ‘thou’ and ‘I’ exist, only the blossom of sacred unity.

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