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compartmentalize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of compartmentalize

  1. to arrange or assign according to type <we shouldn't compartmentalize the students into such restrictive categories as scholar and athlete, which are not mutually exclusive> Synonyms assort, break down, categorize, class, codify, compartment, classify, digest, distinguish, distribute, grade, group, peg, place, range, rank, relegate, separate, sort, typeRelated Words array, dispose, draw up, marshal (also marshall), order, organize, systematize; alphabetize, catalog (or catalogue), file, index, list, refer; pigeonhole, shelve; identify, recognize; cull, screen, set, sieve, sift, winnow; clump, cluster, colligate; recategorize, reclassify, regroup; subcategorizeNear Antonyms confuse, disarrange, jumble, lump, mix (up), scramble; misclassify, missort, mistype




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