Definitions for dividedɪˈvaɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. divide(noun)

    a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)

  2. watershed, water parting, divide(verb)

    a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems

  3. 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"

  4. divide, fraction(verb)

    perform a division

    "Can you divide 49 by seven?"

  5. separate, divide(verb)

    act as a barrier between; stand between

    "The mountain range divides the two countries"

  6. separate, divide, part(verb)

    come apart

    "The two pieces that we had glued separated"

  7. separate, divide(verb)

    make a division or separation

  8. separate, disunite, divide, part(verb)

    force, take, or pull apart

    "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"

GCIDE

  1. Divide(n.)

    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.

Wiktionary

  1. divide(Noun)

    A thing that divides.

    Stay on your side of the divide, please.

  2. divide(Noun)

    An act of dividing.

    The divide left most of the good land on my share of the property.

  3. divide(Noun)

    A distancing between two people or things.

    There is a great divide between us.

  4. divide(Noun)

    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.

  5. divide(Verb)

    To split or separate (something) into two or more parts.

  6. divide(Verb)

    To share (something) by dividing it.

    How shall we divide this pie?

  7. divide(Verb)

    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.

  8. divide(Verb)

    To separate into two or more parts.

  9. divide(Verb)

    Of a cell, to reproduce by dividing.

  10. Origin: From divido

Webster Dictionary

  1. Divide(verb)

    to part asunder (a whole); to sever into two or more parts or pieces; to sunder; to separate into parts

  2. Divide(verb)

    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

  3. Divide(verb)

    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

  4. Divide(verb)

    to disunite in opinion or interest; to make discordant or hostile; to set at variance

  5. Divide(verb)

    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

  6. Divide(verb)

    to subject to arithmetical division

  7. Divide(verb)

    to separate into species; -- said of a genus or generic term

  8. Divide(verb)

    to mark divisions on; to graduate; as, to divide a sextant

  9. Divide(verb)

    to play or sing in a florid style, or with variations

  10. Divide(verb)

    to be separated; to part; to open; to go asunder

  11. Divide(verb)

    to cause separation; to disunite

  12. Divide(verb)

    to break friendship; to fall out

  13. Divide(verb)

    to have a share; to partake

  14. Divide(verb)

    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

  15. Divide(noun)

    a dividing ridge of land between the tributaries of two streams; a watershed

Freebase

  1. Divide

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'divide' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2905

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'divide' in Verbs Frequency: #341


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