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Another word for partition

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Noun
  1. The act or an instance of separating one thing from another

  2. A solid structure that encloses an area or separates one area from another

      1. An upright structure of masonry, wood, plaster, or other building material serving to enclose, divide, or protect an area, especially a vertical construction forming an inner partition or exterior siding of a building.
      2. A continuous structure of masonry or other material forming a rampart and built for defensive purposes.
      3. A structure of stonework, cement, or other material built to retain a flow of water.
      1. A material formation or structure, such as a mountain range or wall, that prevents passage or access.
      2. Something immaterial that obstructs or impedes:
      3. A membrane, tissue, or mechanism that blocks the passage of certain substances.
Verb
  1. To make a division into parts, sections, or branches

      1. To set, force, or keep apart:
      2. To put space between; space apart or scatter:
      3. To form a border or barrier between (two areas or groups):
      1. Any of the parts into which something can be divided:
      2. The portion of a line between any two points on the line.
      3. The area bounded by a chord and the arc of a curve subtended by the chord.
      1. One of several components; a piece.
      2. A subdivision of a written work.
      3. A distinct portion or provision of a legal code or set of laws, often establishing a particular legal requirement:
      1. A portion, division, piece, or segment of a whole.
      2. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
      3. A division of a book or artistic work such as a film:
      1. To separate into parts, sections, groups, or branches:
      2. To form a border or barrier between:
      3. To sector into units of measurement; graduate:
      1. To separate; sever.
      2. To divide into parts; break up.
      3. To become separated or disunited.
      1. (intransitive) To break or separate into pieces; to disintegrate or come apart.
      2. (intransitive, idiomatic) To end a relationship.
      3. (intransitive, idiomatic) To dissolve; to part.
  2. To separate with or as if with a wall

      1. An upright structure of masonry, wood, plaster, or other building material serving to enclose, divide, or protect an area, especially a vertical construction forming an inner partition or exterior siding of a building.
      2. A continuous structure of masonry or other material forming a rampart and built for defensive purposes.
      3. A structure of stonework, cement, or other material built to retain a flow of water.
      1. A structure serving as an enclosure, a barrier, or a boundary, usually made of posts or stakes joined together by boards, wire, or rails.
      2. An adjustable guide with a flat edge used on a table saw and positioned parallel to the plane of the cutting attachment in order to keep the board properly positioned for the cut to be made at the correct distance from the board's edge.
      3. One who receives and sells stolen goods.
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Another word for partition

Noun
  1. Division

      1. The act or process of severing.
      2. The condition of being severed.
      3. Separation; partition.
      1. The act or process of moving apart or forcing something apart:
      2. The condition of being apart, especially the condition of two people who had lived together or been married living in different places.
      3. An interval or space that separates; a gap:
      1. The act of apportioning.
      2. The condition of having been apportioned.
      3. The proportional distribution of the number of members of the US House of Representatives on the basis of the population of each state.
  2. That which divides or separates

      1. The act of hindering:
      2. The condition of being hindered.
      3. Something that hinders; an impediment.
      1. Something that obstructs; an obstacle:
      2. The act of obstructing:
      3. The condition of being obstructed:
      1. A relatively long, straight, rigid piece of solid material used as a fastener, support, barrier, or structural or mechanical member.
      2. A solid oblong block of a substance or combination of ingredients, such as soap or candy.
      3. Any of various flat baked confections that are typically dense and harder than cakes and served cut into rectangular pieces.