Definitions For Partition


  • The act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
  • A vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
  • (anatomy) a structure that separates areas in an organism
  • (computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit
  • A wall or screen that separates one area from another
  • The division of a country into separate political units


  • Separate or apportion into sections
  • Divide into parts, pieces, or sections
  • To divide (something) into parts or shares
  • To divide (a country) into two or more parts having separate political status

Is Partition a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Partition is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Partition in a Sentence

  • A thin partition separates the two rooms in the cabin.
  • Folding partitions separate the different banquet halls in the building.
  • The bank teller sat behind a glass partition.
  • It was necessary to partition the work to be done to make the job easier to accomplish.
  • The room is partitioned into four sections.
  • After the war, the country was partitioned.

Synonyms for Partition

Antonyms for Partition

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