Definitions for divide

Definitions for (noun) divide

Main entry: water parting, watershed, divide

Definition: a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems

Main entry: divide

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

Definitions for (verb) divide

Main entry: divide, fraction

Definition: perform a division

Usage: Can you divide 49 by seven?

Main entry: disunite, divide, part, separate

Definition: force, take, or pull apart

Usage: He separated the fighting children; Moses parted the Red Sea

Main entry: divide, separate, part

Definition: come apart

Usage: The two pieces that we had glued separated

Main entry: divide, separate

Definition: make a division or separation

Main entry: dissever, divide, separate, split, split up, carve up

Definition: separate into parts or portions

Usage: divide the cake into three equal parts; The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I

Main entry: divide, separate

Definition: act as a barrier between; stand between

Usage: The mountain range divides the two countries

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