partition - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/pɑː(r)ˈtɪʃ(ə)n/
present tense
I/you/we/theypartition
he/she/itpartitions
present participlepartitioning
past tensepartitioned
past participlepartitioned
  1. 1
    [often passive] to divide a room or vehicle with a partition

    The third floor had been partitioned into three small bedrooms for the children.

phrasal verbs