[adj] cut into pieces
[v] separate into isolated compartments or categories; "You cannot compartmentalize your life like this!"
[v] significantly cut up a manuscript
[v] destroy or injure severely; "The madman mutilates art work"
[v] cut to pieces; "Father carved the ham"
carve up, chisel, cut, damage, deface, dissever, disunite, divide, divide, edit, filet, fillet, part, redact, separate, separate, shave, split, split up