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Synonyms of partition

Noun


1. partition, divider, structure, construction

usage: a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)

2. partition, computer memory unit

usage: (computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit

3. partition, body part

usage: (anatomy) a structure that separates areas in an organism

4. division, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation, separation

usage: the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart

Verb


1. partition, partition off, separate, divide, part

usage: divide into parts, pieces, or sections; "The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British"

2. partition, zone, separate, divide

usage: separate or apportion into sections; "partition a room off"

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