Simple Definition of compartmentalize
: to separate (something) into sections or categories
: to separate (two or more things) from each other
: to put (something) in a place that is separate from other things
Examples of compartmentalize
He compartmentalizes his life by keeping his job and his personal life separate.
The company has compartmentalized its services.
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Rhymes with compartmentalize
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