Synonym of partition

Alternative for partition

partitions, partitioned, partitioning

Synonym: division, separation, wall,

Noun

The action of separating something into parts or the process of being separated
division separation splitting dividing segregation severance bifurcation breakup cleavage dissolution disunion fractionalization fractionation parting partitioning schism scission split split-up subdivision sundering breaking up break-up dividing up partitionment detachment disconnection dismemberment rift rupture splitting up divorce break breaking breach divorcement disseverment disjunction disseverance divergence dissociation uncoupling dissection chasm alienation detaching estrangement separating disengagement discord gulf disjoining fracture segmentation vivisection difference breaking down disuniting apartheid cutting up isolation discrimination branching seclusion taking apart bisection disintegration autopsy carving exlusion variance severing parceling demarcation dissension cleft disagreement reduction disjuncture departmentalizing disunity disparting conflict analysis parcelling ramification fissure gap difference of opinion cutting off dismantling abstraction separatism disruption distance breaking apart demerger junction fork divide discontinuity selection distribution diagnosis apportionment splitsville fragmentation breakdown decomposition rending distinguishing contrasting disaffiliation disconnect farewell leave-taking disassociation dialysis bust-up crack burst cleaving parting of the ways forking tear rent splintering faction secession dissent blowout carving up great divide branch subdividing divarication radiation contradiction anatomy discordance gash herniation opening polarity excrescence extension necropsy removal loosening loosing unfastening untying contrast incongruity paradox disaccord disharmony strife friction unzipping unbuttoning unhooking undoing unhitching freeing opposition antagonism clash trichotomy contrariety warfare inharmony dissonance infighting quarrelling discordancy war arguing feuding dissidence argument dissention anatomization zootomy post-mortem pruning divergency dispute disaffection acrimony dichotomy operation cutting open postmortem examination postmortem quarreling chopping off extrication pulling off disentanglement hacking off breaking off irreconcilable difference lack of consistency insulation sequestration secludedness setting apart quarantine privacy shielding aloneness exclusion protection solitariness solitude closeting separateness ghettoization sorting out keeping apart hole slit aperture crevice interstice chink cut cranny perforation space orifice slot vent hiatus void falling-out puncture quarrel interval feud crevasse nick outlet altercation foramen cracking fight misunderstanding notch leak mouth check groove window squabble abyss cavity chip rip slash row incision contention wrangle debate breakage disputation fault gorge spat contretemps scrap prick battle royal vacuity ravine pore lacuna hollow passage damage rebellion pinhole withdrawal eye crazing wound interspace run controversy eyelet sedition grike bickering peephole spyhole loophole spout tiff breakaway insurrection clashing bicker scratch imbroglio brawl hassle kickup donnybrook rhubarb argle-bargle set-to argy-bargy run-in words ding-dong cross fire war of words falling out bad vibes sour note shattering bursting laceration nook precipice tussle annulment ending recess judas scuttle dent rime rima snick rimation mutilation displacement splinter drifting apart smashing wreckage deterioration ruination tatter resistance legal separation judicial separation canyon gully defile gulch clove crater snag hairline fracture disapproval protest discontent keyhole tunnel stab punch pinprick ladder defection turbulence divisiveness unorthodoxy misbelief dispeace independence nonconformism barney sparring tumult rammy afters jarring hostility apostasy slanging match ill feeling tension shouting match ill will vendetta animosity turf war ruined goods squabbling wrangling jab lesion trouble ripping tearing upheaval resignation leaving quitting mutiny blast eruption detonation wide area of difference fission seceding retreat desertion retirement exiting departure quarrelsomeness sectarianism thermonuclear reaction atom smashing atomic reaction nuclear fission pulling out difficulty explosion splitting the atom ruction dropping out splinter group blowup clash of views fuss crossed wires

Noun

A separate section or part of a structure or container
section part member portion segment piece slice bit fragment chunk division hunk parcel slab lump wedge cut subdivision moiety proportion percentage allotment fraction share lot quota component ration amount apportionment allowance end installment bite instalment quantity take wodge tranche helping sliver measure quantum articulation allocation contribution ratio part of something equity split divvy entitlement stake extract excerpt distribution assignment due partage morsel whack serving interest dividend segmentation commission appropriation claim quotum piece of the cake piece of the action rake-off cut of pie slice of the cake scrap sector office branch particle department wing subsection meed corner item splinter detail feature factor chip side atom unit element constituent module area arm half sample group chapter field ingredient size extent number offshoot selection consignment compartment rate bulk degree taste tier category satellite limit instance magnitude example capacity batch block specimen quotient admeasurement affiliate percentile snippet supply representative sphere piece of action case representative piece length fifty percent aspect test piece volume cutting sum mass extension bisection measurement shot grant bureau equation amplitude aggregate lodge agency dispensation limb exemplification provision model illustration scale kickback chop subsidiary load stint expanse pattern weight hemisphere dole prototype demonstration dose dosage budget trial cross section proportionality stipend favour favor indication service building block exemplar swatch endowment variety foretaste pilot dummy trailer tester taster individual smear scantling comparative extent comparative number case history relative amount percent strip trimming strand payment slot joint subgroup subcategory subclass subspace break attribute organ cross-section domain admensuration article dimension cell local council affiliation rasher realm range per cent store fixed amount drag rake off lion's share comparison province partial calculation count tally sweetener backhander payoff bribe triangle type cog pigeonhole set bracket class stratum exhibit embodiment thin piece incomplete number subset total sampling representation proof copy species piece of pie fifty per cent equal part investment mixer part of the pack layer part of a set desk property greatness detachment figure multitude body sequence derivative dependency peripheral correlation relationship correspondence number of clip supplying disbursement subordinate company adjunct tributary appendage attachment pension annuity subsidy remittance firm wholly owned company business company holding relation arrangement composition snap bestowal providing issuing conferment issue alimony salary prize recompense bequest scholarship pay honorarium gift wage bounty aid permitted amount permitted quantity fee inheritance legacy fellowship appointment issuance balance local office scene filmed sequence mock-up typification sign passing out giving out passing round dealing out pin money quantitative relation courtesy indulgence doling out sharing out dishing out kindness handing out award dividing out parcelling out filming

Noun

Office compartment
cubicle compartment bay cell chamber booth cubbyhole cabin nook cube stall room office pigeonhole desk workspace office compartment work area niche section part locker alcove cavity recess carriage berth pouch hollow receptacle carrel pocket portion box slot subdivision corner place hole piece enclosure cranny opening storeroom kiosk closet cupboard inglenook hold apartment hut indentation pen coop retreat space storage hideaway apse quarters stand cargo bay den hide-out flat chest small room crib cockpit case cab gazebo socket container antechamber counter bower shed storage space crevice quoin hidey-hole aperture driver's compartment byplace sack bag shelf label cubby airlock ingle deckhouse stateroom gap hideout sty corral roundhouse forecabin study anteroom category sukkah repository dispensary pew hutch tabernacle cote secret place oriel ventricle auricle bedroom secluded spot storage area lodging pit sleeping quarters outside cabin loosebox shelter hiding place table bow window small compartment flight deck penthouse suite box stall cabinet grotto duplex safe bookstall pergola slit boutique shop arcade bin casket trunk caddy mihrab belvedere summerhouse casino pavilion newsstand sanctuary lock-up dungeon coffer specialty forte specialization role position speciality tier specialisation bandstand rotunda arbor arbour summer house prison oubliette bachelor apartment home unit shady place refreshments kiosk news stand telephone kiosk peter bullpen tank storage room burrow lockup cage vault tower keep crypt cloister bastille drunk tank jail cell prison cell passenger area passenger accommodation

Noun

A notional limit or boundary
line boundary limit border bound borderline edge frontier termination threshold cap ceiling fringe margin mark pale perimeter periphery confines demarcation end extent extremity limitation rim boundary line bounding line cut-off point demarcation line dividing line end point bounds borderland marches march marchland state line divide divider verge division line of demarcation border line front line compass circumference skirt brim skirting edging hem frame limits confine curb brink marge restriction extremities check maximum restraint side control outer limits term outline barrier constraint circumscription bourn upper limit flange confinement terminus precinct lip bridle radius brake outskirt ring terminal outer limit rein borders crossover enclosure parameters parameter margins boundaries edges fringes extreme sides thresholds ambit barriers cusp apex point foot head trim sideline outermost edge selvage connection crossing point ledge band top strip baseline outside horizon contour highest permissible level highest permissible value depth link finality absolute conclusion fence regulation curtailment farthest point partition line furthest bound farthest reach bank trammel restrainer containment damper constrainment fetter constriction inhibition butt trimming tip mouth white line interface cutoff point cramp hindrance tops repression stricture fine line restrictions limitations reach orbit range sweep purlieu scope stint hold harness tolerance limen minimum level starting point lower limit base bit lead leash deterrent strap halter governor

Noun

A barrier, railing, or other upright structure, typically of wood or wire, enclosing an area of ground to prevent or control access or escape
fence barrier wall barricade hedge paling bar defence hedgerow rail railing stockade enclosure guard hurdle palisade rampart groin groyne railings shield windbreak circumvallation protection backstop balustrade block boards boundary chains cyclone defense dike net pickets posts roadblock screen stakes stop trellis barbed wire obstacle bulwark fortification obstruction parapet fencing panel embankment blockade impediment bastion breastwork barbican earthwork blank wall stronghold fort escarpment bartizan jump banister outwork vallum battlement divider cordon hindrance check guardrail bannister separator support restriction limitation room divider gate security blocking object mound hill defensive wall vallation ridge elevation stretch precipice handle cliff scarp scar barranca barranco crag bluff division separation border perimeter barbwire spiky wire chainlink fencing crenellation slope handrail shaft pale ditch dividing wall rails limit castellation trench moat embattlement tower siding pole post rest dam ring-fence dyke boundary line facade curb bank surface panelling levee side paneling retainer façade deterrent fetter trammel restraint handicap manacle encumbrance hitch inhibition let drag clog crimp cramp holdback interference balk snag blockage shackles chain embarrassment road block baulk stumbling block traverse barrage breakwater jetty causeway weir head mole sea wall curtain encirclement projection fireproofing sluice sea cliff purdah wedge sentry post blind shelter firewall banisters baluster balusters drain channel watercourse conduit gutter redoubt berm buttress stoppage shutter arras bannisters windshield citadel buffet buffer fortress infarct embolus closure infarction beleaguerment grade milldam boom millpond investment besiegement leaguer septum windscreen line of defense defenses verge pier siege defences wharf spur seawall harbor wall offshore barrier

Noun

A person, country, or organization that has joined a group, society, or team
member associate representative supporter comrade fellow subscriber adherent partner attender colleague disciple follower insider part participant portion section segment advocate affiliate delegate sectary upholder joiner card-carrying member life member founder member partisan cohort votary backer devotee fanatic pupil convert acolyte defender epigone votarist booster janissary rooter champion liegeman believer fan worshipper groupie enthusiast worshiper promoter sympathizer sympathiser stalwart hanger-on sycophant zealot admirer partizan sponsor accessory friend henchman apostle protagonist helper satellite proselyte habitué pursuivant affil offshoot sibling student learner catechumen chela attendant companion assistant minion lackey sidekick servant toady retainer ally squire page apologist confederate voter bedfellow abetter abettor peer stooge vassal bootlicker protege client camp follower patron parasite crony compatriot confrere compeer fellow traveler coworker hobnobber academic co-worker running mate lover buff aficionado maniac addict nut freak fiend aficionada subordinate aide underling deputy gofer accomplice right-hand man flunky collaborator right-hand woman secretary flunkey backup helpmate apprentice coadjutor adjunct help appointee coadjutant man Friday girl Friday adjutant right-hand person fellow worker aid temp conformist dependant myrmidon subject auxiliary menial temporary worker mate sheep junior second gal Friday peon neophyte body man paraprofessional valet dogsbody copycat traditionalist hireling skivvy inferior footman slave wingman fawner helpmeet lieutenant proponent number two second fiddle lemming second in command manservant domestic succorer bhakta reliever yes man man serf batman scrub houseman henchwoman understudy cooperator aider subsidiary novice second stringer understrapper personal assistant subaltern second string third string liege amateur patriot soldier factotum steward teammate workmate well-wisher Jeeves daily servitor scullion convertee slavey loyalist novitiate imitator suck-up fellow traveller escort quisling conspirator fraternizer upstart little guy small potato squirt second banana lightweight proxy substitute sub vice depute gopher sectator bug scholar junkie hound witness new believer benefactor beginner trainee dependent poodle running dog stand-in P.A. aide-de-camp fill-in surrogate hired help hired hand second-in-command relief PA groveler apple-polisher flatterer pawn assenter doormat brownnose brownnoser kowtower puppet hand consociate pal stall religionist acceptor dogmatist canonist orthodox doctrinaire heavy bodyguard butler prophet equerry minder guide upholder of disciple of devotee of follower of born-again worshipper in adherent of religious person supporter of usher shadow protector maid maidservant nurse yes-person waiter concierge orderly employee baby sitter alarm clock lady in waiting bird dog hatchet man hatchet woman

Noun

The principles governing any of various forms of analysis

Noun

A particular district of a town
section district part quarter sector region zone area division locality precinct territory belt borough neighborhood neighbourhood province side hood locale tract nabe vicinity cross section field domain patch turf community stretch sphere realm department ward parish neck of the woods land constituency block demesne neck corridor expanse arena parts world county place state ghetto colony business parcel commune bailiwick walk spot piece portion sweep plot stomping ground line ground discipline circle canton clearing concern orbit terrain lot kingdom space extent plat enclave pocket spread vicinage scope settlement manor property post dominion allotment sheet band preserve acreage element shire suburb speciality fief specialty front game square administrative division area of interest area of knowledge country span corner city location position purview range society slum scene segment circuit inner city swath environs strip subdivision zoo environment occupation group habitat neck of woods jungle township role authority administrative unit street jurisdiction employment fiefdom barony work firmament calling pursuit office sphere of influence piece of land line of business tillage ambit pack development life layer footprint electorate system milieu responsibility local area seat charge surroundings plate pane rectangle estate diocese association duty geographical area proximity confines political unit open space dependency protectorate electoral district enclosure principality surrounding area pursuits matters yard erf stand homesite swathe reach possession mandate holding worry forte capacity function affair pigeon piece of ground area of responsibility area of activity breadth plain waste expansion administrative district administrative area line of country champaign prefecture radius amplitude satellite state universe extension town bridge wing village area of concern panel hamlet cluster collection gathering station point sphere of operations nation industry source vocation profession trade barrio quartier metropolis engagement career enterprise racket old town skid row activity living service craft municipality situation bubble job sport republic center proceeding thing undertaking métier slot fourth quartern sovereign state capital chosen work rat race area of study line of work day job walk of life line of employment rural community homestead commonwealth megalopolis small village clime boondocks centre metropolitan area small town dorp haunt quartile hangout purlieu quadrant quad home headquarters rendezvous abode dwelling den retreat local beat farthing one-fourth twenty-five percent living quarters gathering place favourite spot stamping ground hang-out

Verb

Divide into parts
divide separate portion share subdivide segregate split section segment sever apportion break up divide up split up carve up cut cut up deal disburse dismember dispense disperse distribute screen slice parcel out portion out share out cut in cut into divvy up dole out measure out size into allocate allot divvy mete out assign disseminate hand out slice up give out dish out administer prorate bestow lot deal out give divide out circulate mete ration pass out parcel measure scatter part broadcast propagate issue halve pass round diffuse supply appropriate consign shell out go fifty-fifty go even-steven furnish ration out give away fork out separate out redivide carve something up divorce compartment allow impart lot out dole admeasure piece up accord break confer cube dice come across with give with hand over slice the pie spread out regionalize devolve reorganize fragment fork over go fifty-fifty in go halves in pay half go halves go Dutch go halves with fit up offer outfit begive pay out afford pass around provide deliver rig out accommodate yield arm dispatch fix up stock provision present accoutre send endow favour kit out fit out equip favor grant decentralise decentralize reorganise strew spread serve sow besprinkle sprinkle bestrew pepper eject spray intersperse take off in all directions throw about shed scramble send off discharge radiate rout cast forth donate hand award devote hand round cough up entrust proffer pony up contribute transfer feed turn over pay come up with drop gift stump up ante up pass transmit designate spend outlay expend splurge lay out come through foot the bill dish up commit produce relinquish leave surrender render put up earmark budget extend fork up bequeath tender lay on shift lavish give up purvey blow cut the pie defray kick in set aside part with blue pass on carry out put out lash out splash out spring for give round dish something out pour out piece out give something out partition out dole something out hand something out assess appoint execute scoop ladle serve up spoon inflict abandon renounce abdicate shower endue designate for earmark for curb quota regulate proportion save put at disposal put forth put at someone's disposal administrate budget for appropriate for convey measure something out put a ceiling on set aside for recommend cede trust intrust repose delegate vest confide make available treat show vouchsafe endow with spring settle act with dissipate squander waste put in knock down pay down pay up relegate waive dispose of spend money as if it grows on trees pour down the drain throw around like confetti spend money as if it were going out of fashion spend like water throw money at throw down the drain spend money as if there were no tomorrow spend money as if it were going out of style fulfil pitch in chip in achieve bequest volunteer throw in fund subsidize sacrifice sponsor commend lay down give over turn in advance give a donation of make a donation of subscribe implement bear provide with furnish with present with pledge gift with enrich subsidise fulfill have sweeten the pot sweeten the kitty dower let someone have deliver the goods come across make good on carry through live up to acquit spend money

Verb

To split apart
dissever sever separate divide split sunder disconnect part disunite disjoin divorce dissociate uncouple unlink decouple unyoke disassociate resolve disjoint ramify detach cut section segment break up cut off split up break segregate bisect dismantle cleave rive subdivide tear disrupt disband alienate disperse embroil estrange disengage diverge rend spread undo dissolve strip slice particularize articulate itemise itemize portion factor dichotomize open particularise set at odds divide in two move apart set at variance split in two put asunder come apart draw apart halve dissect quarter shear carve chop carve up fractionate break down chop up cut up abscind slice up intersect keep apart lie between come between stand between remove isolate hack off lop off break off chop off shear off unfix rupture amputate rip slash slice off break apart tear asunder abstract unhitch disentangle dismember disaffiliate dock unfasten lop set apart crack hew off loose take apart untether unhook take off cut in two prune truncate excise distance withdraw free trim disassemble loosen luxate disarticulate tear off disintegrate slit bifurcate dismount saw off hack shatter tear apart rip apart pierce rip asunder pull apart rip in two split open abjugate unstrap untie delink decompose reduce extricate dislodge relocate move dislocate distinguish clear hew draw back rift unmarry scatter break open wedge apart unclasp snap put away unbuckle unbolt unravel fray incise bust split down the middle crop uncombine unpin unbutton eliminate abscise remove surgically curtail breach divide up fork splinter become disconnected come away become detached unsnap unclick branch divaricate carve out nip shave snip shorten clip poll bob pare branch off branch out smite cut away fork off hold erupt turn off crack open lay open cause a breach cut short cut back rip open tatter shred ribbon wrest fracture disturb pull mangle lacerate tear in two rip to pieces tear to pieces

Verb

To assign to a particular category, typically an overly restrictive one
pigeonhole categorise categorize classify group grade class sort rank codify catalog catalogue peg compartmentalise compartmentalize assort designate label brand rate tag tab characterise characterize ghettoise ghettoize slot break down sort out put down as type cast arrange organize order separate type segregate divide organise place file typecast distinguish range distribute compartment relegate tabulate list systematize digest index bracket systematise assign stereotype button down systemize methodize marshal fix marshall evaluate standardize size up put down for standardise structure value triage regard judge put in order size mark identify put alphabetize collocate regulate call assemble set valuate dub estimate reckon lay out gage gauge line up position name ticket allot array graduate regiment dispose inventory correlate coordinate stand settle establish consider hold assess sequence appraise draw up account put together score calculate restrict limit sectionalize conventionalize calibrate cast include be line put in place bias allineate normalize define draft outline pick winnow choose riddle select comb cull screen sift institutionalise normalise institutionalize guess suppose figure conjecture make part entitle stamp schematize draught regroup manage focus organize systematically colligate subcategorize portion reclassify recategorize bring together register put in shape christen nickname term title style baptize take to be mark down describe set out record log archive typify put into order enumerate itemize accession compile compare liken shape constitute prioritize equate couple yoke twin analogize pair assimilate itemise baptise mould fit consolidate adapt compose formulate tailor control make an inventory of harmonize fashion mold prioritise adjust construct harmonise combine straighten esteem deem put straight view count knock into shape whip into shape straighten out lick into shape set side by side regard as the same regard as identical surmise adjudge weigh weigh up believe sum up reckon to be compute guess at deem to be set at measure mark down as hold to be make of think to be price judge to be put a value on think of set down look upon guesstimate find to be look on determine consider to be assay allocate docket consign stratify match number put into sets rank out put away take one's measure

Verb

To enclose with a wall
wall confine enclose bound circumscribe encircle fence hem close separate shut hedge pen cordon off seal off surround immure coop wall in coop up close in mew up circle fringe skirt ring edge border impound pound intern corral flank cage hold mure box in lock up shut in hem in lock in fence in hedge in cut off encompass envelop line imprison encage blockade compass encase jail wreathe contain closet gird girdle house embrace engird restrict screen shut up keep gaol mew hold captive put inside fence off box up block off bind protect secure defend guard cover safeguard shield ward forfend pen in bulwark fend fortify kettle rail in keep under lock and key rail shut off separate off incarcerate abut join neighbor adjoin commit jug verge touch trap detain neighbour hold prisoner inter put behind bars shut away put under lock and key put away cloister entomb seclude border on butt on march with verge on book-end be situated along butt against environ wrap limit inclose include beset rim frame enfold restrain isolate invest close off round margin besiege sheathe circumvent belt case begird orbit block circuit box swathe band enwreath cincture beleaguer delimit outline segregate seal pen up partition off circumnavigate loop demarcate shelter fix capture cage in tape off rope off define ring round form a barrier round form a ring around demark screen off curtain off lay siege to quarantine sheath store hurdle trim girth enwind engirdle girt go around siege straiten mew in leaguer mount delineate form a ring round constrain terminate keep safe close in on wall off specify cap set hamper mark off prelimit set in a frame curb keep within bounds hold back mark out round up shut within coat embower circumfuse bower lock something in cocoon lock be bounded by cloak blanket swaddle seal up seal in halo enring encapsulate possess retain clad cordon something off enshroud hold in enwrap inset circulate tour coil circumduct ensphere gird in crib move around enwreathe throng palisade barricade enclave inundate hinder coil around close around go round picket take away cut turn off divide up section off writhe around frame in establish attack assail assault congregate determine pack stop halt decide form a barrier around stipulate identify designate settle classify work over work on come at from all sides distinguish prescribe tuck detail mark shut something off cup set the limits of set the boundaries of set out lay down stake out set bounds to crown dress trammel bar canopy clothe paper over reinforce hood overcast crate superpose superimpose nail down place under cover put something on top of place something over pack up regulate save shade preserve harbour insulate harbor moderate control inoculate give refuge conceal provide protection for cover up take care of conserve cover for watch over provide safety afford protection to cushion hide keep from harm haven ration bottle up constrict shrink send up cool down temper hang up keep within limits come down on inhibit set limits on put a ceiling on keep under control keep a tight rein on decrease clip someone's wings repress pin down modify shorten narrow reduce contract put on ice hold down chain delimitate impose limits on cut down on qualify tether diminish

Antonym of partition

partition Idiom, Proverb

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