1. [ adjective ] having the indivisible character of a unit
Synonyms: one

"a unitary action" "spoke with one voice"

Related terms: united
2. [ adjective ] of or pertaining to or involving the use of units

"a unitary method was applied" "established a unitary distance on which to base subsequent calculations"

Related terms: unit
3. [ adjective ] relating to or characterized by or aiming toward unity

"the unitary principles of nationalism" "a unitary movement in politics"

Related terms: integrity
4. [ adjective ] (government) characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is held by one central authority

"a unitary as opposed to a federal form of government"

Related terms: federal government
Similar spelling:   untruly