partition

Save
1 partition /pɑɚˈtɪʃən/ noun
plural partitions
1 partition
/pɑɚˈtɪʃən/
noun
plural partitions
Learner's definition of PARTITION
[count] : a wall or screen that separates one area from another
see picture at office
[noncount] : the division of a country into separate political units
2 partition /pɑɚˈtɪʃən/ verb
partitions; partitioned; partitioning
2 partition
/pɑɚˈtɪʃən/
verb
partitions; partitioned; partitioning
Learner's definition of PARTITION
[+ object]
formal : to divide (something) into parts or shares
: to divide (a country) into two or more parts having separate political status

partition off

[phrasal verb]
partition (something) off or partition off (something)
: to separate (an area or part of a room) by using a wall, screen, etc.
Comments & Questions
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up partition? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.
LEARNER'S WORD OF THE DAY
Visible Illustration