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Definition of Chapter


  1. A division of a book or treatise; as, Genesis has fifty chapters.
  2. An assembly of monks, or of the prebends and other clergymen connected with a cathedral, conventual, or collegiate church, or of a diocese, usually presided over by the dean.
  3. A community of canons or canonesses.
  4. A bishop's council.
  5. A business meeting of any religious community.
  6. An organized branch of some society or fraternity as of the Freemasons.
  7. A meeting of certain organized societies or orders.
  8. A chapter house.
  9. A decretal epistle.
  10. A location or compartment.
  11. To divide into chapters, as a book.
  12. To correct; to bring to book, i. e., to demand chapter and verse.
More "Chapter" Quotations

Chapter Translations

chapter in Danish is kapitel
chapter in Dutch is hoofdstuk, chapiter, kapittel
chapter in French is chapitre
chapter in German is Abschnitt {m}, Teil
chapter in Italian is capitolo, settore
chapter in Latin is capitulus
chapter in Norwegian is kapitel
chapter in Swedish is kapitel