To divide into parts.
To divide into parts; subdivide; partition.
To arrange or lay out according to a plan, with due distribution and disposition of parts.
If I behold what inventions men have in comparting Musical intervals...
Origin of compart
- Obsolete French compartir from Italian compartire from Late Latin compartīrī to share Latin com- com- Latin partīrī to divide (from pars part- a part perə-2 in Indo-European roots)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition