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Synonyms for partition
pɑrˈtɪʃ ən, pər-par·ti·tion

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Wiktionary2.5 / 2 votes

  1. partitionnoun

    dismember, dismemberment

  2. partitionnoun

    To divide something into parts, sections or shares

    dismemberment, dismember

  3. partitionverb

    To divide a region or country into two or more territories with separate political status

    dismemberment, dismember

  4. partitionnoun

    To separate or divide a room by a partition (ex. a wall), often use with off

    Monarchies where partition isn't prohibited risk weakening trough parcellation and civil wars between the heirs

    dismember, dismemberment

  5. partitionnoun

    A vertical structure that divides a room.


  6. partitionnoun

    A section of a hard disk separately formatted.


  7. partitionnoun

    A collection of non-empty, disjoint subsets of a set whose union is the set itself (i.e. all elements of the set are contained in exactly one of the subsets).


Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. partition, dividernoun

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

    division, sectionalization, partitioning, splitter, divider, sectionalisation, segmentation

  2. partitionnoun

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

    divider, sectionalization, division, segmentation, sectionalisation, partitioning

  3. partitionnoun

    (anatomy) a structure that separates areas in an organism

    divider, sectionalization, division, segmentation, sectionalisation, partitioning

  4. division, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisationverb

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

    sectionalisation, cleavage, division, section, class, naval division, part, divider, breakdown, partitioning, air division, variance, sectionalization, segmentation

  5. partition, partition offverb

    divide into parts, pieces, or sections

    "The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British"

    partition off, zone

  6. partition, zoneverb

    separate or apportion into sections

    "partition a room off"

    partition off, district, zone

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. partitionnoun

    division, separation, distinction

  2. partitionnoun

    dividing wall, BULKHEAD

  3. partitionverb

    apportion, share, divide into shares, parcel out

  4. partitionverb

    divide by partitions

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. partitionnoun

    division, distribution, apportionment, allotment

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "partition":

    partitioning, partitions, bulkhead, striping, division, score, septum, sharing, stripe

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  1. Tigran Petrosian:

    After my opponent left the very toilet partition yet another time, the arbiters entered it, what they found was the mobile phone with headphones. The device was hidden behind the pan and covered with toilet paper.

  2. Tigran Petrosian:

    Nigalidze would promptly reply to my moves and then literally run to the toilet, i noticed that he would always visit the same toilet partition, which was strange, since two other partitions weren’t occupied.

  3. Khawaja Muhammad Zakariya:

    Even my children, they put many questions to me about partition.

  4. Sirwan Barzani:

    The only solution( to stop the bloodshed) is to partition Arab Iraq, everybody will be relieved. What are the benefits of keeping Arab Iraq united with people killing each other every day ?

  5. Menachem Begin:

    The Partition of Palestine is illegal. It will never be recognized .... Jerusalem was and will for ever be our capital. Eretz Israel will be restored to the people of Israel. All of it. And for Ever.

Translations for partition

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  • rozklad, diskový oddílCzech
  • Trennwand, Zerlegung, Partition, KlasseneinteilungGerman
  • διαίρεση, τμήμα, διχοτόμηση, διαμέρισμα, χώρισμα, μερισμός, τεμαχισμός, μέρισμα, τεμάχιο, διαμερισμός, κατάτμησηGreek
  • disdividi, disdividoEsperanto
  • parte, partir, particiónSpanish
  • partitionFrench
  • deighiltIrish
  • particiónGalician
  • חלוקהHebrew
  • बंटवाराHindi
  • partizione, partizionare, suddividereItalian
  • splitsing, splitsen, deel, part, verdelen, aandeel, opdelen, dismemberen, opdeling, partitie, verdelingDutch
  • partisjonNorwegian
  • divisória, partiçãoPortuguese
  • расчленить, ячейка, переборка, деление, делить, раздел, отделение, разделять, разделить, секция, расчленять, расчленение, разделение, перегородкаRussian
  • विभाजनSanskrit
  • dela upp, delaSwedish
  • تقسیمUrdu

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