Synonyms of compartment
2 bayDictionary • I put the vodka in the freezer compartment of the fridge.
bay • Someone had placed the device in a loading bay behind the shop.
chamber • The incinerator works by focusing the sun's rays onto a cylindrical glass chamber.
booth • In Darlington, queues form at some polling booths.
locker • The stolen items were found in his locker at work.
alcove • There were bookshelves in the alcove beside the fire.
pigeonhole • There was a message waiting for me in the hotel pigeonhole.
cubbyhole • He fetched an official form from his cubbyhole.
cell • They took her back to the cell, and just left her there to die.
3 categoryDictionary • We usually put the mind, the body and the spirit into three separate compartments.
category • The entries were organised into six different categories.
area • She wanted to be involved in every area of my life.
department • He worked in the sales department.
division • Each was divided into several divisions.
section • a geological section of a rock
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alcoveAn alcove is a small area of a room which is formed by one part of a wall being built further back than the rest of the wall.
• There were bookshelves in the alcove beside the fire.
areaYou can use area to refer to a particular subject or topic, or to a particular part of a larger, more general situation or activity.
• She wanted to be involved in every area of my life.
• Someone had placed the device in a loading bay behind the shop.
Thesaurus for compartment from the Collins English Thesaurus
one of the sections into which an area, esp an enclosed space, is divided or partitioned