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Definition of Divide
DivideDivide Di*vide", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Divided; p. pr. & vb.
n. Dividing.] [L. dividere, divisum; di- = dis- + root
signifying to part; cf. Skr. vyadh to pierce; perh. akin to
L. vidua widow, and E. widow. Cf. Device, Devise.]
1. To part asunder (a whole); to sever into two or more parts
or pieces; to sunder; to separate into parts.
Divide the living child in two. --1 Kings iii.
2. 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.
Let it divide the waters from the waters. --Gen. i.
3. 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.
True justice unto people to divide. --Spenser.
Ye shall divide the land by lot. --Num. xxxiii.
4. To disunite in opinion or interest; to make discordant or
hostile; to set at variance.
If a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom
can not stand. --Mark iii.
Every family became now divided within itself.
5. 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. (Math.) To subject to arithmetical division.
7. (Logic) To separate into species; -- said of a genus or
8. (Mech.) To mark divisions on; to graduate; as, to divide a
9. (Music) To play or sing in a florid style, or with
variations. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Syn: To sever; dissever; sunder; cleave; disjoin; disunite;
detach; disconnect; part; distribute; share.
Divide Di*vide", v. i.
1. To be separated; to part; to open; to go asunder.
The Indo-Germanic family divides into three groups.
2. To cause separation; to disunite.
A gulf, a strait, the sea intervening between
islands, divide less than the matted forest.
3. To break friendship; to fall out. --Shak.
4. To have a share; to partake. --Shak.
5. 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.
The emperors sat, voted, and divided with their
Divide Di*vide", n.
A dividing ridge of land between the tributaries of two
streams; a watershed.
Meaning of Divide from wikipedia
to Divisor Drainage divide
, a line separating
two drainage basins Great Divide
- The Continental Divide
of the Americas
as the Great Divide
, the Western Divide
the Continental Divide
; Spanish: Divisoria
- The Divide
to: The Divide
(novel), a 1980 alternate history novel
by William Overgard
by Nicholas Evans
2005 The Divide
- In topography, a drainage divide
, water divide
, ridgeline, watershed, water parting
of land is elevated terrain
and rule (Latin: divide
et impera), or divide
and conquer, in politics
and maintaining power
- Great Divide
or The Great Divide
to: Continental Divide
of the Americas, the most common meaning Great Divide
Basin, an endorheic drainage
- The Digital Divide refers
to the gap between those
able to benefit
from the internet
who are not. Since
the 1990s, a potent global
- North-South divide
to: North–South divide
in the World
and rule, in politics, sociology, and economics: a strategy
to gain or maintain power Defeat
in detail, in warfare...
- an attempt
by zero. Depending
on the programming environment
and the type of number
point, integer) being divided
by zero, it may...
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