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Verb
/diˈvīd/,
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divides, 3rd person singular present; divided, past participle; divided, past tense; dividing, present participle;
  1. Separate or be separated into parts
    • - consumer magazines can be divided into a number of different categories
    • - the cell clusters began to divide rapidly
  2. Separate (something) into portions and distribute a share to each of a number of people
    • - Jack divided up the rest of the cash
    • - the property was divided among his heirs
  3. Allocate (different parts of one's time, attention, or efforts) to different activities or places
    • - the last years of her life were divided between Bermuda and Paris
  4. Form a boundary between (two people or things)
    • - the artificial barrier that has divided an academic education from a vocational one
  5. (of a legislative assembly) Separate or be separated into two groups for voting
    • - the House divided: 287 for, 196 against
  6. Disagree or cause to disagree
    • - the question had divided Frenchmen since the Revolution
    • - a divided party leadership
    • - cities where politicians frequently divide along racial lines
  7. Find how many times (a number) contains another
    • - 36 divided by 2 equals 18
    • - the program helps children to multiply and divide quickly and accurately
  8. (of a number) Be susceptible to division without a remainder
    • - 30 does not divide by 8
  9. Find how many times (a number) is contained in another
    • - divide 4 into 20
  10. (of a number) Be contained in a number without a remainder
    • - 3 divides into 15
Noun
  1. A wide divergence between two groups, typically producing tension or hostility
    • - there was still a profound cultural divide between the parties
  2. A boundary between two things
    • - symbolically, the difference of sex is a divide
  3. A ridge or line of high ground forming the division between two valleys or river systems


  1. a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
  2. separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
  3. watershed: a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
  4. perform a division; "Can you divide 49 by seven?"
  5. separate: act as a barrier between; stand between; "The mountain range divides the two countries"
  6. separate: come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated"
  7. The Divide is an upcoming post-apocalyptic scenario science-fiction thriller film directed by Xavier Gens and written by Karl Mueller and Eron Sheean. It stars Michael Biehn, Lauren German, Milo Ventimiglia.
  8. The Divide is a 1980 alternate history novel by William Overgard.
  9. (Divided) In mathematics, especially in elementary arithmetic, division (÷) is the arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication.
  10. (Divided (game show)) Divided is a British game show, first broadcast on 18 May 2009. The programme is produced by Endemol for ITV1, and is hosted by Andrew Castle with Charlotte Hudson as the Question Master for Series 1, and Rachel Pierman as the Question Master for Series 2.
  11. (Divided (song)) "Divided" is a song by Tara MacLean, from her album Passenger, first released in 1999.
  12. (Divided (Stargate Universe)) Stargate Universe is a Canadian-American military science fiction television series created by Brad Wright and Robert C. Cooper as a spin off from its sister shows, Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis.
  13. A thing that divides; An act of dividing; A distancing between two people or things; To split or separate (something) into two or more parts; To share (something) by dividing it; To calculate the number (the quotient) by which you must multiply one given number (the divisor) to produce a ...
  14. (divided) separated or split into pieces; having conflicting interests or emotions; disunited; (of a road) separated into lanes, that move in opposite directions, by a median
  15. (Divided) When a recipe lists an ingredient as "divided" it means that amount of the ingredient will be needed in total for the recipe, but will be used divided up in 2 or more steps in the directions. ...
  16. (divided) Separated to the base.
  17. (Divided) Håkan Dahlström on Flickr
  18. (Divided) Sum returned to a policy owner by an insurance company under a participating policy.
  19. (Divides) Areas of relatively high ground separating basins through which streams and rivers flow.
  20. (Divides) Let  and  be two whole numbers, where . We say  divides  if and only if there exists a whole number  such that .  We write  divides  as .
  21. (Dividing) separating a colony to form two or more units.
  22. (Dividing) A propagation method where the splitting, dividing or separation of roots are done to increase the quantity of plants.
  23. (Dividing) Removing Bees from a hive to produce additional colonies.
  24. (Dividing) The fastest way to multiply (propagate) perennials is by dividing. Bulbils and offsets can be separated from the 'Mother' bulbs. Plants which have clumps of stems can simply be divided into roots and replanted, e.g. ferns, canna, bamboo.
  25. (Dividing) mature plants is one method to get more plants. Every few years you need to divide iris, for example, to keep them healthy.