Devide vs. Divide - What's the difference?

Wikipedia

  • Devide

    Devide is used as third-person singular simple present devides, present participle deviding, simple past and past participle devided in English.

    Exmaple:

    The greater circles are those which devide this earthly globe into equall halfes or Haemispheres.

  • Divide

    To split or separate (something) into two or more parts or to (cause to) separate into parts or groups.

    In Mathematics: To calculate the number (the quotient) by which you must multiply one given number (the divisor) to produce a second given number (the dividend).

Wiktionary

  • Devide (verb)

    obsolete form of divide

  • Divide (verb)

    To split or separate (something) into two or more parts.

    "a wall divides two houses; a stream divides the towns"

  • Divide (verb)

    To share (something) by dividing it.

    "How shall we divide this pie?"

  • Divide (verb)

    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."

  • Divide (verb)

    To be a divisor of.

    "3 divides 6."

  • Divide (verb)

    To separate into two or more parts.

  • Divide (verb)

    Of a cell, to reproduce by dividing.

  • Divide (verb)

    To disunite in opinion or interest; to make discordant or hostile; to set at variance.

  • Divide (verb)

    To break friendship; to fall out.

  • Divide (verb)

    To have a share; to partake.

  • Divide (verb)

    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.

  • Divide (verb)

    To mark divisions on; to graduate.

    "to divide a sextant"

  • Divide (verb)

    To play or sing in a florid style, or with variations.

  • Divide (noun)

    A thing that divides.

    "Stay on your side of the divide, please."

  • Divide (noun)

    An act of dividing.

    "The divide left most of the good land on my share of the property."

  • Divide (noun)

    A distancing between two people or things.

    "There is a great divide between us."

  • Divide (noun)

    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."

    "The team crossed streams and jumped across deep, narrow divides in the glacier. File:The team crossed streams and jumped across deep, narrow divides in the glacier.ogg"

Oxford Dictionary

  • Divide (verb)

    separate or be separated into parts

    "the cell clusters began to divide rapidly"

    "consumer magazines can be divided into a number of categories"

  • Divide (verb)

    separate (something) into portions and share out among a number of people

    "profits from his single were divided between a number of charities"

    "Jack divided up the rest of the cash"

  • Divide (verb)

    allocate (different parts of one's time or efforts) to different activities or places

    "the last years of her life were divided between Bermuda and Paris"

  • Divide (verb)

    form a boundary between (two people or things)

    "glass panels divide the bar from the TV room"

  • Divide (verb)

    (of a legislative assembly) separate or be separated into two groups for voting

    "the House divided: Ayes 287, Noes 196"

    "the Party decided to put down an amendment and thus divide the House"

  • Divide (verb)

    disagree or cause to disagree

    "cities where politicians frequently divide along racial lines"

    "the question had divided Frenchmen since the Revolution"

  • Divide (verb)

    find how many times (a number) contains another

    "36 divided by 2 equals 18"

  • Divide (verb)

    (of a number) be susceptible of division without a remainder

    "30 does not divide by 8"

  • Divide (verb)

    find how many times (a number) is contained in another

    "divide 4 into 20"

  • Divide (verb)

    (of a number) be contained in a number without a remainder

    "3 divides into 15"

  • Divide (noun)

    a difference or disagreement between two groups, typically producing tension

    "there was still a profound cultural divide between the parties"

  • Divide (noun)

    a boundary between two things

    "symbolically, the difference of sex is a divide"

  • Divide (noun)

    a ridge or line of high ground forming the division between two valleys or river systems.

Webster Dictionary

  • Divide

    To part asunder (a whole); to sever into two or more parts or pieces; to sunder; to separate into parts.

  • Divide

    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.

  • Divide

    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.

  • Divide

    To disunite in opinion or interest; to make discordant or hostile; to set at variance.

  • Divide

    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.

  • Divide

    To subject to arithmetical division.

  • Divide

    To separate into species; - said of a genus or generic term.

  • Divide

    To mark divisions on; to graduate; as, to divide a sextant.

  • Divide

    To play or sing in a florid style, or with variations.

  • Divide (verb)

    To be separated; to part; to open; to go asunder.

  • Divide (verb)

    To cause separation; to disunite.

  • Divide (verb)

    To break friendship; to fall out.

  • Divide (verb)

    To have a share; to partake.

  • Divide (verb)

    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.

  • Divide (noun)

    A dividing ridge of land between the tributaries of two streams; also called watershed and water parting. A divide on either side of which the waters drain into two different oceans is called a continental divide.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Divide (noun)

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

  • Divide (noun)

    a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems

  • Divide (verb)

    separate into parts or portions;

    "divide the cake into three equal parts"

    "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"

  • Divide (verb)

    perform a division;

    "Can you divide 49 by seven?"

  • Divide (verb)

    act as a barrier between; stand between;

    "The mountain range divides the two countries"

  • Divide (verb)

    come apart;

    "The two pieces that we had glued separated"

  • Divide (verb)

    make a division or separation

  • Divide (verb)

    force, take, or pull apart;

    "He separated the fighting children"

    "Moses parted the Red Sea"

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