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Adjective: divided  di'vI-did
  1. Having a median strip or island between lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions
    "a divided highway";
    - dual-lane
  2. Distributed in portions (often equal) on the basis of a plan or purpose
    - divided up, shared, shared out
  3. Separated into parts or pieces
    "opinions are divided"
Verb: divide  di'vId
  1. Separate into parts or portions
    "divide the cake into three equal parts";
    - split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up
  2. (arithmetic) perform a division
    "Can you divide 49 by seven?";
    - fraction
  3. Act as a barrier between; stand between
    "The mountain range divides the two countries";
    - separate
  4. Move or break apart
    - separate, part
  5. Make a division or separation
    - separate
  6. Force, take, or pull apart
    "He divided the fighting children";
    - separate, disunite, part

See also: bicameral, bifid, bifurcate, bifurcated, bilocular, biloculate, biramous, bisulcate, bite-size, bite-sized, black-and-white, branched, chambered, cleft, cloven, dichotomous, disconnected, disjointed, disjunct, distributed, distributive, disunited, episodic, episodical, forficate, forked, fork-like, four-pronged, fragmented, many-chambered, metameric, mullioned, multilane, pentamerous, pronged, prongy, sectional, sectioned, segmental, segmented, segregated, separate, split, three-pronged, tined, torn, trifid, two-chambered, two-pronged, unintegrated

Type of: calculate, change, change integrity, cipher, compute, cypher, displace, figure [N. Amer], move, reckon, work out

Antonym: multiply, united

Encyclopedia: Divided

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