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

2 senses of partitioning

Sense 1
breakdown, partitioning -- (an analysis into mutually exclusive categories)
       => analysis, analytic thinking -- (the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations)

Sense 2
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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