Definition of Sectionalize

1. Verb. Divide into sections, especially into geographic sections. "Sectionalize a country"

Exact synonyms: Sectionalise
Generic synonyms: Carve Up, Dissever, Divide, Separate, Split, Split Up
Derivative terms: Sectionalisation, Sectionalization



Definition of Sectionalize

1. v. t. To divide according to geographical sections or local interests.

Definition of Sectionalize

1. Verb. (transitive) To divide into sections. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Sectionalize

1. To divide according to gepgraphical sections or local interests. "The principal results of the struggle were to sectionalize parties." (Nicilay & Hay (Life of Lincoln)) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sectionalize

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sectionalize (current term)
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sections

Literary usage of Sectionalize

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1. Historical and Legal Examination of that Part of the Decision of the Supreme by Thomas Hart Benton (1859)
"... and to sectionalize the South, preparatory to disunion, through the instrumentality of sectional conventions, composed wholly of delegates from the ..."

2. Historical and Legal Examination of that Part of the Decision of the Supreme by Thomas Hart Benton (1857)
"That system was to force issues upon the North under the pretext of self- defence, and to sectionalize the South, preparatory to disunion, ..."

3. The Methodist Review (1873)
"We concede their right (though not the evangelic tightness) to sectionalize themselves, but we deny their right to sectionalize us. ..."

4. Protective Relays: Their Theory, Design, and Practical Operation by Victor H. Todd (1922)
"The bus is arranged to sectionalize in three sections, so if any bus section becomes defective, the overload relays 2, which should be of the instantaneous ..."

5. Protective Relays: Their Theory, Design, and Practical Operation by Victor H. Todd (1922)
"The bus is arranged to sectionalize in three sections, so if any bus section becomes defective, the overload relays 2, which should be of the instantaneous ..."

6. Transactions by European Orthodontic Society, Lina Oswald, Northern Ohio Dental Society, Ossory Archaeological Society, Wentworth Historical Society, Society of Automobile Engineers (1910)
"We can sectionalize the different parts of the system from time to time, putting one plant either on one side or the other. ..."

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