Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun partition

4 senses of partition

Sense 1
partition, divider -- (a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another))
       => structure, construction -- (a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons")

Sense 2
partition -- ((computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit)
       => computer memory unit -- (a unit for measuring computer memory)

Sense 3
partition -- ((anatomy) a structure that separates areas in an organism)
       => body part -- (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

Sense 4
division, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation -- (the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart)
       => separation -- (the act of dividing or disconnecting)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb partition

2 senses of partition

Sense 1
partition, partition off -- (divide into parts, pieces, or sections; "The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British")
       => separate, divide, part -- (come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated")

Sense 2
partition, zone -- (separate or apportion into sections; "partition a room off")
       => separate, divide -- (make a division or separation)

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