What is the difference between Subsection and Paragraph?

The difference between subsection and paragraph

is that "subsection" is a defined part of a section and "paragraph" is a passage in text that is about a different subject from the preceding text, marked by commencing on a new line, the first line sometimes being indented.

subsection

paragraph

Noun

  • A defined part of a section.
  • (law) A subpart of a legal document such as law.
  • (taxonomy, zoology) An informal taxonomic category below section and above family.
  • (taxonomy, botany) A taxonomic rank below the section, but above the species.

Exemple

  • Coordinate term: subparagraph

Verb

  • To insert subsections (into some text, etc.).

Noun

  • A passage in text that is about a different subject from the preceding text, marked by commencing on a new line, the first line sometimes being indented.
  • (originally) A mark or note set in the margin to call attention to something in the text, such as a change of subject.
  • (computing) An offset of 16 bytes in Intel memory architectures.

Verb

  • To sort text into paragraphs.