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compartmentalize

From Wiktionary

Other spellings[change]

Word parts[change]

compartmental + -ize

Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /kɒmpɑː(r)tˈmɛnt(ə)laɪz/
  • (US) IPA (key): /kəmˌpɑrtˈmɛntəlˌaɪz/ or /kəmpɑrtˈmɛntl̩ˌaɪz/
  • Hyphenation: com‧part‧men‧tal‧ize

Verb[change]

Plain form
compartmentalize

Third-person singular
compartmentalizes

Past tense
compartmentalized

Past participle
compartmentalized

Present participle
compartmentalizing

  1. If you compartmentalize a group of things, you separate it into different compartments.