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compartment

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of compartment

  1. one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided <a backpack with many handy compartments for storing your camping gear> Synonyms bay, cabin, cell, chamber, cube, cubicle Related Words cubbyhole, pigeonhole, snuggery [chiefly British]; alcove, niche, nook, recess; cabinet, drawer, locker; cavity, hole, hollow; booth, box, crib, loge, stall; bunker, crypt, vault


compartment

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of compartment

  1. to arrange or assign according to type <compartment the responses according to country of origin> Synonyms assort, break down, categorize, class, codify, classify, compartmentalize, digest, distinguish, distribute, grade, group, peg, place, range, rank, relegate, separate, sort, typeRelated Words array, dispose, draw up, marshal (also marshall), order, organize, systematize; alphabetize, catalog (or catalogue), file, index, list, refer; pigeonhole, shelve; identify, recognize; cull, screen, set, sieve, sift, winnow; clump, cluster, colligate; recategorize, reclassify, regroup; subcategorizeNear Antonyms confuse, disarrange, jumble, lump, mix (up), scramble; misclassify, missort, mistype



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