Definitions of unity

  1. Concord; harmony; conjunction; agreement; uniformity; as, a unity of proofs; unity of doctrine.
  2. 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.
  3. Such a combination of parts as to constitute a whole, or a kind of symmetry of style and character.
  4. The peculiar characteristics of an estate held by several in joint tenancy.
  5. The state of being one; wholeness; agreement; a whole made up of parts.
  6. 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.
  7. State of being one or united; oneness; agreement; any definite quantity taken as one.
  8. The state of being one; singleness; union; harmony; concord.
  9. The number one.
  10. The state of being one; oneness; concord; conjunction; agreement; uniformity; oneness of sentiment, affection, or behaviour; an abstract expression for any unit whatever; the principle by which, in a literary composition, a uniform tenor of story and propriety of representation is preserved; such a combination of parts as to constitute a whole, or a kind of symmetry of style and character; a joint possession of two rights by several titles. Three unities, action, time, and place.
  11. State of being one; concord; agreement; oneness of sentiment or behaviour; the correspondence of various parts so as to form one harmonious whole.
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