Definitions for dividedɪˈvaɪd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
di•videdɪˈvaɪd(v.; n.)-vid•ed, -vid•ing
(v.t.)to separate into parts, groups, sections, etc.
to separate or part from something else; sunder; cut off.
to deal out in parts; distribute in shares; apportion.
to cleave; part.
to separate in opinion or feeling; cause to disagree:
The issue divided the senators.
to distinguish the kinds of; classify.
to separate into equal parts by the process of mathematical division; apply the mathematical process of division to. to be a divisor of, without a remainder.
to mark a uniform scale on (a ruler, thermometer, etc.).
Category: Weights and Measures
to separate (a legislature or other assembly) into two groups in ascertaining the vote on a question.
(v.i.)to become divided or separated.
to share something with others.
to diverge; branch; fork.
to perform the mathematical process of division.
to vote by separating into two groups.
a divide in the road.
the line or zone of higher ground between two adjacent streams or drainage basins.
Archaic. the act of dividing.
Origin of divide:
1325–75; ME (< AF divider) < L dīvidere to separate, divide
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a large house divided into several apartments; How do cells divide?
to share sth between a group
Divide the candy between the children.
a land dispute that has divided the local people
to calculate how many times number is in a bigger number
21 divided by 7 equals 3.
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.
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Rank popularity for the word 'divide' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2905
Rank popularity for the word 'divide' in Verbs Frequency: #341
Translations for divide
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to separate into parts or groups
The wall divided the garden in two; The group divided into three when we got off the bus; We are divided (= We do not agree) as to where to spend our holidays.
- verdeel, skeiAfrikaans
- يَقْسِم، يَنْقَسِمArabic
- dividirPortuguese (BR)
- (roz)dělit (se); rozcházet seCzech
- dele; inddeleDanish
- jagama, jagunemaEstonian
- جدا کردن؛ سوا کردنFarsi
- (se) diviserFrench
- विभाजन, बांटनाHindi
- podijeliti u grupeCroatian
- (fel)oszt, szétoszt, megosztHungarian
- skiptast; skiptaí hópaIcelandic
- dalīties; atdalīt; nodalītLatvian
- verdelen, scheidenDutch
- dele (seg), splitte, være uenigNorwegian
- جدا کردن؛ سوا کردنPersian
- تقسيمول، بېلول، جلا كول وېشل ، برخې برخې كول: غوڅول، پرېكنول: ونډونډ كولPashto
- rozdeliť (sa)Slovak
- (raz)deliti (se)Slovenian
- dela [upp]Swedish
- 分割，劃分，意見分歧Chinese (Trad.)
- ділити; розходити(ся)Ukrainian
- تقسیم کرنا یا ہوناUrdu
- phân chiaVietnamese
- 分，划分，意见分歧Chinese (Simp.)
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