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partition

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of partition

  1. 1 one of the pieces from which something is designed to be assembled <one of the partitions of a prefabricated house> Synonyms member, part, portion, section, segmentRelated Words component, constituent, element, factor, ingredient, moiety, parcel; cut, length; bit, fragment, particle, scrapNear Antonyms whole; aggregate, composite, compound, sum, total, totality

  2. 2 something that divides, separates, or marks off <put up a partition to divide the room into two> Synonyms divider, division, separation, separatorRelated Words barrier, fence, wall; border, boundary, limit

  3. 3 the act or process of a whole separating into two or more parts or pieces <the partition of Czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and Slovakia> Synonyms bifurcation, breakup, cleavage, dissolution, disunion, division, fractionalization, fractionation, separation, schism, scission, split, sunderingRelated Words breach, rupture; divorce, severance; decomposition, disassembly, dismemberment, segmentation, subdivision; atomization, dichotomization, polarization; diffusion, dispersal, dispersion, scattering; administration, apportionment, distribution; isolation, seclusion, segregation, sequestrationNear Antonyms assemblage, association; attachment, conjunction, connection, link, linkage, linkup; aggregation, combination, consolidation, fusionAntonyms unification, union





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