Section and Zone


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Section noun – An area (as of a city) set apart for some purpose or having some special feature.
Usage example: several abandoned warehouses in the city's industrial section are being converted into art galleries and artists' lofts

Zone is a synonym for section in division topic. In some cases you can use "Zone" instead the word "Section" as a noun or an adjective, when it comes to topics like district.
Nearby Words: sectioned, sector, sect, sectioning, sectional
Synonyms for Section


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Zone noun – A part or portion having no fixed boundaries.
Usage example: at that point we were out of the danger zone for avalanches

Section is a synonym for zone in area topic. You can use "Section" instead the word "Zone" as a noun or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as place, region, district.
Nearby Words: zoned, zoning, zonal
Synonyms for Zone

How words are described

good good section good zone
particular particular section particular zone
specific specific section specific zone
separate separate section separate zone
Other adjectives: single, small, entire, real, massive, large, huge, dark, restricted, secret, new, major, final, next, last, different, previous, underwater.

Both words in one sentence

  • Franchise / Metroid Mushrooms also appear near the entrance to Tourian in Zero Mission, which is in a section of Brinstar similar to Super's "green" zone, but otherwise still rocky.
  • The third part of the quest takes place in the Quarantine Zone, maybe the toughest section of the game.
  • Centrifugal Gravity The Venture Star in Avatar has a centrifuge section; the only scene aboard it, though, takes place in a free fall zone.
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