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- Rhymes: -ɑː(r)t
- (obsolete) To divide and share with others.
- To divide into smaller parts; to divide into compartments.
- 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...
- Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition, 1989