# Dictionary Definition

bipartite adj

1 divided into two portions almost to the
base

2 involving two parties or elements; "a bipartite
document"; "a two-way treaty" [syn: two-party,
two-way]

# User Contributed Dictionary

## English

### Adjective

- Having two parts.
- In the context of "of an agreement or contract": Having two participants; joint.
- (of leaves) Divided into two at the base.
- (of graph)

#### Translations

having two parts

having two participants; joint

divided into two at the base

graph theory

# Extensive Definition

Bipartite means having two parts, or an agreement
between two parties. More specifically, it may refer to any of the
following:

In mathematics:

- Bipartite graph
- Bipartite Cubic, a type of Cubic function
- Bipartite matching, a type of mathematical Matching

Other uses:

- Bipartite (theology), a philosophical term describing the human duality of body and soul

## See also

- Dichotomy (disambiguation)

# Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

apart,
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