Compart meaning

kəm-pärt
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To divide into parts.
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To divide into parts; subdivide; partition.
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To divide into smaller parts; to divide into compartments.
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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...

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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