partition off

Definition of partition off

  1. :  to separate (an area or part of a room) by using a wall, screen, etc. The storage area was partitioned off from the rest of the basement.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the action of parting :  the state of being parted :  division

    :  something that divides

    :  an interior dividing wall

  1. :  to divide into parts or shares

    :  to divide (a place, such as a country) into two or more territorial units having separate political status

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official

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to cast off or become cast off

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