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Synonyms for partition
pɑrˈtɪʃ ən, pər-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. partition, divider(noun)

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

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

  2. partition(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    divider, sectionalization, division, segmentation, sectionalisation, partitioning

  3. partition(noun)

    (anatomy) a structure that separates areas in an organism

    Synonyms:
    divider, sectionalization, division, segmentation, sectionalisation, partitioning

  4. division, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation(verb)

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

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

  5. partition, partition off(verb)

    divide into parts, pieces, or sections

    "The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British"

    Synonyms:
    partition off, zone

  6. partition, zone(verb)

    separate or apportion into sections

    "partition a room off"

    Synonyms:
    partition off, district, zone

Wiktionary

  1. partition(noun)

    Synonyms:
    dismemberment, dismember

  2. partition(noun)

    To divide something into parts, sections or shares

    Synonyms:
    dismemberment, dismember

  3. partition(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    dismemberment, dismember

  4. partition(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    dismemberment, dismember

  5. partition(noun)

    A vertical structure that divides a room.

    Synonyms:
    dismemberment

  6. partition(noun)

    A section of a hard disk separately formatted.

    Synonyms:
    dismemberment

  7. partition(noun)

    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).

    Synonyms:
    dismemberment

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. partition(n.)

    Synonyms:
    division, separation, distinction

  2. partition(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dividing wall, BULKHEAD

  3. partition(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    apportion, share, divide into shares, parcel out

  4. partition(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    divide by partitions

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. partition(n)

    Synonyms:
    division, distribution, apportionment, allotment

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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How to use partition in a sentence?

  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. Khawaja Muhammad Zakariya:

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

  3. Rami Abdulrahman:

    Syria is in the stage of undeclared partition, the regime is trying to minimize its deployment on many frontlines to focus its forces in limited areas of strategic importance.

  4. Tigran Petrosian:

    I noticed that he would always visit the same toilet partition, which was strange, since two other partitions weren’t occupied.

  5. 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.


Translations for partition

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  • diskový oddíl, rozkladCzech
  • Klasseneinteilung, Zerlegung, Partition, TrennwandGerman
  • διχοτόμηση, διαμέρισμα, διαμερισμός, κατάτμηση, τεμάχιο, τμήμα, διαίρεση, χώρισμα, τεμαχισμός, μερισμός, μέρισμαGreek
  • disdivido, disdividiEsperanto
  • parte, partición, partirSpanish
  • partitionFrench
  • deighiltIrish
  • particiónGalician
  • חלוקהHebrew
  • बंटवाराHindi
  • suddividere, partizionare, partizioneItalian
  • opdelen, aandeel, dismemberen, opdeling, partitie, verdeling, verdelen, splitsing, splitsen, deel, partDutch
  • partisjonNorwegian
  • partição, divisóriaPortuguese
  • переборка, деление, делить, расчленить, раздел, разделить, секция, перегородка, разделение, расчленение, расчленять, разделять, отделение, ячейкаRussian
  • विभाजनSanskrit
  • dela upp, delaSwedish
  • تقسیمUrdu

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