section off

Definition of section off

  1. :  to separate (an area) from a larger area Part of the field was sectioned off for parking.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  the action or an instance of cutting or separating by cutting

    :  a part set off by or as if by cutting

    :  a distinct part or portion of something written (such as a chapter, law, or newspaper)

  1. :  to cut or separate into sections

    :  to represent in sections

    :  to become cut or separated into parts

  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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