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1. divide

verb. ['dɪˈvaɪd'] separate into parts or portions.

Synonyms

  • triangulate
  • sectionalize
  • initialise
  • unitise
  • subdivide
  • split
  • canton
  • initialize
  • carve up
  • unitize
  • sliver
  • dissever
  • change integrity
  • format
  • split up
  • separate
  • splinter
  • sectionalise
  • lot
  • Balkanize
  • paragraph
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • recede
  • ride
  • follow
  • fall

Etymology

  • divido (Latin)

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Rhymes with Divide

  • oversupplied
  • nationwide
  • misapplied
  • europewide
  • worldwide
  • westside
  • stateside
  • mcbryde
  • mcbride
  • malahide
  • macbride
  • complied
  • coincide
  • alongside
  • untried
  • supplied
  • subside
  • retried
  • replied
  • provide
  • preside
  • pool-side
  • misguide
  • liquide
  • implied
  • decried
  • confide
  • astride
  • upside
  • untied

How do you pronounce divide?

Pronounce divide as dɪˈvaɪd.

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Sentences with divide


1. Adjective
Most states and the federal criminal code divide crimes into two categories: misdemeanors and felonies.

2. Verb, base form
Subtract 20 inches from your bust measurement and divide it by two to find the side panel width measurement.

3. Adverb
One gram of carbohydrate is equal to four calories so divide your range of calories by four.

Quotes about divide


1. Hope and Change has become Divide and Conquer.
- Marco Rubio

2. It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
- Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan

3. The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
- Edgar Allan Poe

2. divide

verb. ['dɪˈvaɪd'] perform a division.

Synonyms

  • reckon
  • compute
  • calculate
  • work out
  • figure
  • halve
  • fraction
  • cipher
  • quarter

Antonyms

  • end
  • misconception
  • beginning
  • unify

Etymology

  • divido (Latin)

3. divide

verb. ['dɪˈvaɪd'] act as a barrier between; stand between.

Antonyms

  • go

Etymology

  • divido (Latin)

4. divide

verb. ['dɪˈvaɪd'] come apart.

Synonyms

  • segment
  • subdivide
  • part
  • take apart
  • polarise
  • change
  • break off
  • detach
  • calve
  • dismember
  • reduce
  • separate
  • section
  • chip off
  • disjoint
  • break up
  • come off
  • partition off
  • come away
  • partition
  • gerrymander
  • chip
  • break away
  • discerp
  • disjoin
  • polarize

Antonyms

  • attach
  • stay
  • repair
  • success

Etymology

  • divido (Latin)

5. divide

verb. ['dɪˈvaɪd'] force, take, or pull apart.

Synonyms

  • disconnect
  • isolate
  • disarticulate
  • sever
  • part
  • set apart
  • polarise
  • sequester
  • bust
  • disunite
  • tear
  • move
  • keep apart
  • gin
  • compartmentalise
  • separate
  • sequestrate
  • disjoint
  • break up
  • cut up
  • cut
  • compartmentalize
  • rupture
  • joint
  • displace
  • break
  • disjoin
  • polarize

Antonyms

  • connect
  • arrive
  • wholly
  • give

Etymology

  • divido (Latin)

6. divide

verb. ['dɪˈvaɪd'] make a division or separation.

Synonyms

  • dispel
  • partition
  • zone
  • shut off
  • rail
  • rail off
  • scatter
  • dissipate
  • close off
  • separate
  • break
  • disperse
  • detach

Antonyms

  • defend
  • linger
  • laugh
  • descend

Etymology

  • divido (Latin)

7. divide

noun. ['dɪˈvaɪd'] a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility).

Synonyms

  • disagreement
  • dissension

Antonyms

  • outside
  • inside
  • middle

Etymology

  • divido (Latin)

8. divide

noun. ['dɪˈvaɪd'] a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems.

Synonyms

  • line
  • water parting
  • continental divide

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • open
  • couple
  • plug in

Etymology

  • divido (Latin)
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