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 Dictionary entry overview: What does compartmentalize mean? 

  The verb COMPARTMENTALIZE has 1 sense:

1. separate into isolated compartments or categories

  Familiarity information: COMPARTMENTALIZE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1compartmentalize [BACK TO TOP]


Separate into isolated compartments or categories

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.


compartmentalise; compartmentalize; cut up

Context example:

You cannot compartmentalize your life like this!

Hypernyms (to "compartmentalize" is one way to...):

disunite; divide; part; separate (force, take, or pull apart)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

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