section off

Definition of section off

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : a part set off by or as if by cutting

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

  1. : to cut or separate into sections

  2. : to represent in sections

  3. : to become cut or separated into parts

off play
  1. : from a place or position

  2. : at a distance in space or time

  3. : from a course : aside

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

  2. : to seaward of

  3. : from the possession or charge of

  1. : seaward

  2. : right

  3. : more removed or distant

  1. : to go away : depart

  2. : kill, murder

  1. : competition : contest


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