- an assembly of the monks in a monastery, of those in a province, or of the entire order.
- a general assembly of the canons of a church.
- a meeting of the elected representatives of the provinces or houses of a religious community.
- the body of such canons or representatives collectively.
verb (used with object)
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Origin of chapter
OTHER WORDS FROM chapterchap·ter·al, adjectiveun·chap·ter, verb (used with object)un·chap·tered, adjective
Words nearby chapter
Example sentences from the Web for chapter
More than 350 faculty members statewide have signed a recent petition by the state chapter of the American Association of University Professors calling for the system or individual institutions to move to fully online instruction.The University of Georgia’s COVID surge continues, with 1,400 cases reported this week|Lee Clifford|September 9, 2020|Fortune
The film chronicles Hilton’s life, including darker chapters that she hasn’t yet discussed during her two decades in the public eye.Paris Hilton was the original influencer. Now a new documentary lets viewers see past the facade|ehinchliffe|September 7, 2020|Fortune
It was probably Rashida Richardson and Stephanie Coyle’s chapter.Eight case studies on regulating biometric technology show us a path forward|Karen Hao|September 4, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The local chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police sent no signals about a pullback, the veteran officer said.What Can Mayors Do When the Police Stop Doing Their Jobs?|by Alec MacGillis|September 3, 2020|ProPublica
That is the focus of my work in this next chapter of my life, and the work that all of us need to do, together, to finally achieve the equality we all deserve.Melinda Gates, Ai-jen Poo, and 9 more women on what the 19th Amendment’s 100th anniversary means to them|ehinchliffe|August 18, 2020|Fortune
Enforcement of U.S Code, Title VII, Chapter 25A “Export Standards for Grapes and Plums” remains fully funded, thank goodness.
The thaw between Washington and Cuba finally begins to close a chapter of the Cold War.Did The U.S.-Cuba Deal Help Drive A Rebel Ceasefire in Colombia?|Richard McColl|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Take for instance this chapter on John Coltrane from Hentoff's wonderful book, Jazz Is.
Or so the chapter titles formally name him, in a nod, perhaps, to his pained formality.
Clooney is clearly thinking about the chapter marked "post-heartthrob," not that he's exactly losing his looks.
I will not say what chapter he found, for, after all, I doubt if we had any real notion of what it meant.Wilfrid Cumbermede|George MacDonald
It is for the information of such as these that this chapter is mainly intended, not for scientists or miners of large experience.Getting Gold|J. C. F. Johnson
The chapter of Notre-Dame had an anthem sung every day for my deliverance.The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete|Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz
I have dealt with the chief of these theories in the ninth chapter of my History of Creation, and must refer the reader thereto.The Wonders of Life|Ernst Haeckel
On the last page of the chapter he again saw the name of his ancestor, Autiel Duryea.Doom of the House of Duryea|Earl Peirce
British Dictionary definitions for chapter
- a series of misfortunes
- the unforeseeable course of events