[ kuh m-pahrt ]
/ kəmˈpɑrt /

verb (used with object)

to separate or mark out in parts; subdivide.
to distribute and give proportional relationships to the parts of (an architectural design).

Origin of compart

First recorded in 1565–75, compart is from the Late Latin word compartēre to divide up. See com-, part Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019