noun, plural u·ni·ties.
- the number one; a quantity regarded as one.
- identity(def 9).
Origin of unity
SYNONYMS FOR unity
Related formsnon·u·ni·ty, noun, plural non·u·ni·ties.self-u·ni·ty, nounsu·per·u·ni·ty, noun
Examples from the Web for unity
The whir of the circling NYPD helicopter muffled their chants calling for unity and calling out police brutality.Protesters Demand Justice For Gurley As Gap Grows Between Cops and NYC|M.L. Nestel|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pulse of the music gives the film a thrilling kind of unity.The Stacks: Pauline Kael's Talking Heads Obsession|Pauline Kael|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the unity deal failed to materialize after the Palestinian Authority declined to pay the salaries of Hamas civil servants.
The lack of unity is “inexcusable and lets our party down,” he said.
But that lack of unity may be what gives Ehrlich an opportunity.
But I know not how to apply the word in this sense to unity.Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies|Samuel Johnson
In the Crown was gathered all the national ends, it was a symbol at once of unity and of power.England of My Heart--Spring|Edward Hutton
His election shows what the unity of the Liberal party must have been.The True Story of my Parliamentary Struggle|Charles Bradlaugh
The first half of the fourth chapter, for example, is a magnificent hymn to Christian unity.The Literature and History of New Testament Times|J. Gresham (John Gresham) Machen
Our view is, that unity of life is the basis of Communism; and distinction of persons is the basis of Joint-stockism.History of American Socialisms|John Humphrey Noyes
British Dictionary definitions for unity
noun plural -ties
- the number or numeral one
- a quantity assuming the value of onethe area of the triangle was regarded as unity
- the element of a set producing no change in a number following multiplication