English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'partition'

(noun) 
Definition
a large screen or thin wall that divides a room
offices divided only by a glass partition
Synonyms
screen
They put a screen in front of me.
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wall
We're going to knock down the dividing wall to give us one big room.
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barrier
The storm destroyed a natural barrier between the house and the lake
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divider
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room divider
(noun) 
Definition
the division of a country into two or more independent countries
the fighting which followed the partition of India
Synonyms
division
a division into two independent factions
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splitting
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dividing
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separation
a permanent separation from his son
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segregation
a law which will end compulsory racial segregation in prisons
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severance
(noun) 
Synonyms
allotment
His meagre allotment of gas had to be saved for emergencies.
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share
I have had more than my share of adventures.
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distribution
a more equitable distribution of wealth
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portion
his portion of the inheritance
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apportionment
the apportionment of resources
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rationing out
(verb) 
Definition
to separate (a room) into sections
Two rooms have been created by partitioning a single larger room.
Synonyms
, ,
divide
the artificial line that divided the city
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fence off
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wall off
(verb) 
Definition
to divide (a country) into separate self-governing parts
Korea was partitioned in 1945.
Synonyms
divide
Divide the soup among four bowls.
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separate
Police moved in to separate the two groups.
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segment
As clubs get more organised they'll segment their squads.
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split up
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share
the small income he has shared with his brother
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section
It holds vegetables in place while they are being peeled or sectioned.
, ,
cut up
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apportion
They are even-handed in apportioning the blame.
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subdivide
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parcel out

Additional synonyms

in the sense of apportion
Definition
to divide out in shares
They are even-handed in apportioning the blame.
Synonyms
give out,
dole out,
measure out,
parcel out,
ration out
in the sense of apportionment
the apportionment of resources
Synonyms
sharing,
dispensing,
meting out,
doling out,
dealing out,
measuring out,
parcelling out,
rationing out
in the sense of barrier
Definition
anything that blocks a way or separates, such as a gate
The storm destroyed a natural barrier between the house and the lake

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