(noun, verb)


1. a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)

Similar word(s): divider

Definition categories: man–made, construction, structure

2. (computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit

Definition categories: quantity

3. (anatomy) a structure that separates areas in an organism

Definition categories: body

4. the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart

Similar word(s): division, partitioning, segmentation

Definition categories: act, separation

Sentences with partition as a noun:

- Monarchies where partition isn't prohibited risk weakening trough parcellation and civil wars between the heirs

- a brick partition; lath and plaster partitions


1. divide into parts, pieces, or sections

- The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British

Definition categories: contact, divide, part, separate

2. separate or apportion into sections

- partition a room off

Similar word(s): zone

Definition categories: change, divide, separate