Definition of CHAPTER

noun : CHAPTER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled; "he read a chapter every night before falling asleep" ;

  • 2. (

    ) any distinct period in history or in a person's life; "the industrial revolution opened a new chapter in British history"; "the divorce was an ugly chapter in their relationship" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a local branch of some fraternity or association; "he joined the Atlanta chapter" ;

  • 4. (

    ) an ecclesiastical assembly of the monks in a monastery or even of the canons of a church ;

  • 5. (

    ) a series of related events forming an episode; "a chapter of disasters" ;


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