transitive verb

usually -t+V
: to mark out into parts or subdivisions
specifically : to lay out in parts according to a plan

Word History


Italian compartire to mark out into parts, share out, from Late Latin compartiri to share out, from Latin com- + partiri, partire to share, from part-, pars part

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“Compart.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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