a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
watershed, water parting, divide(verb)
a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up(verb)
separate into parts or portions
"divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
perform a division
"Can you divide 49 by seven?"
act as a barrier between; stand between
"The mountain range divides the two countries"
separate, divide, part(verb)
"The two pieces that we had glued separated"
make a division or separation
separate, disunite, divide, part(verb)
force, take, or pull apart
"He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
A dividing ridge of land between the tributaries of two streams; also called watershed and water parting. A divide on either side of which the waters drain into two different oceans is called a continental divide.
A thing that divides.
Stay on your side of the divide, please.
An act of dividing.
The divide left most of the good land on my share of the property.
A distancing between two people or things.
There is a great divide between us.
A large chasm, gorge, or ravine between two areas of land.
If you're heading to the coast, you'll have to cross the divide first.
To split or separate (something) into two or more parts.
To share (something) by dividing it.
How shall we divide this pie?
To calculate the number (the quotient) by which you must multiply one given number (the divisor) to produce a second given number (the dividend).
If you divide 6 by 3, you get 2.
To separate into two or more parts.
Of a cell, to reproduce by dividing.
Origin: From divido
to part asunder (a whole); to sever into two or more parts or pieces; to sunder; to separate into parts
to cause to be separate; to keep apart by a partition, or by an imaginary line or limit; as, a wall divides two houses; a stream divides the towns
to make partition of among a number; to apportion, as profits of stock among proprietors; to give in shares; to distribute; to mete out; to share
to disunite in opinion or interest; to make discordant or hostile; to set at variance
to separate into two parts, in order to ascertain the votes for and against a measure; as, to divide a legislative house upon a question
to subject to arithmetical division
to separate into species; -- said of a genus or generic term
to mark divisions on; to graduate; as, to divide a sextant
to play or sing in a florid style, or with variations
to be separated; to part; to open; to go asunder
to cause separation; to disunite
to break friendship; to fall out
to have a share; to partake
to vote, as in the British Parliament, by the members separating themselves into two parties (as on opposite sides of the hall or in opposite lobbies), that is, the ayes dividing from the noes
a dividing ridge of land between the tributaries of two streams; a watershed
Divide is a census-designated place and a U.S. Post Office in Teller County, Colorado, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 127. Divide sits on the north slope of Pikes Peak on U.S. Highway 24. Ute Pass is immediately west of town. The Divide Post Office has the ZIP Code 80814. There are multiple gas stations near the highway for travelers, a small grocery store, post office, Summit Elementary, and multiple churches. Divide is also the home of the Teller County Sheriff's office off of Hwy 24. Teller County has a jail behind the Sheriff's office as well, infamous for holding the 'Texas Seven' back in early 2000. Divide is a growing, planned community. Divide is planned in three areas: the town center, rural residential land parcels, and larger rural land parcels.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
di-vīd′, v.t. to part asunder: to part among, to allot, &c.: to set at variance: to separate into two parts (as in voting).—v.i. to part or open: to break friendship: to vote by separating into two bodies.—n. (coll.) the act of dividing: (esp. in U.S.) a watershed.—adj. Divid′able (rare), divisible: (Shak.) divided.—adv. Divid′edly.—n. Divid′er, that which divides: a kind of compasses for dividing lines, &c.—adj. Divid′ing, separating.—n. separation.—n. Divid′ing-en′gine, an instrument for graduating the scales of scientific apparatus.—adjs. Divid′ual (Milt.), shared in common with others; Divid′uous, special, accidental. [L. dividĕre, divisum—dis, asunder, root vid, to separate.]
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'divide' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2905
Rank popularity for the word 'divide' in Verbs Frequency: #341
The numerical value of divide in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of divide in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Divide your movements into easy-to-do sections. If you fail, divide again.
Great wits are sure to madness near allied And thin partitions do their bounds divide.
It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
I heard your speech a couple of hours ago and I think that at some point (we) should get rid of obstacles which may divide us. I think we can do this.
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Translations for divide
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- деля се, разделям, деляBulgarian
- dividieren, teilen, aufteilenGerman
- desunir, dividirSpanish
- jakaa, jakautua, jakaantuaFinnish
- se diviser, diviser, partagerFrench
- חילק, פיצלHebrew
- oszt, felosztHungarian
- բաժանել, կիսելArmenian
- dividersi, dividereItalian
- 分割, 分ける, 割るJapanese
- 쪼개다, 나누다Korean
- delen, verdelenDutch
- dele, delt påNorwegian
- dividir, [[dividir]]-[[se]], separar, repartir, [[separar]]-[[se]], partirPortuguese
- diviza, divide, se diviza, despărți, împărțiRomanian
- делить, разделять, разделитьRussian
- rozdeliť, deliťSlovak
- dela, klyva, dividera, dela sigSwedish
- విభజించు, పంచుకొను, భాగించుTelugu
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