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Devide vs. Divide

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Devideverb

obsolete form of divide

Divideverb

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

‘a wall divides two houses; a stream divides the towns’;

Divideverb

(transitive) To share (something) by dividing it.

‘How shall we divide this pie?’;

Divideverb

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.’;

Divideverb

To be a divisor of.

‘3 divides 6.’;

Divideverb

(intransitive) To separate into two or more parts.

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Divideverb

Of a cell, to reproduce by dividing.

Divideverb

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

Divideverb

(obsolete) To break friendship; to fall out.

Divideverb

(obsolete) To have a share; to partake.

Divideverb

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.

Divideverb

To mark divisions on; to graduate.

‘to divide a sextant’;

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Divideverb

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

Dividenoun

A thing that divides.

‘Stay on your side of the divide, please.’;

Dividenoun

An act of dividing.

‘The divide left most of the good land on my share of the property.’;

Dividenoun

A distancing between two people or things.

‘There is a great divide between us.’;

Dividenoun

(geography) 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’;

Divideverb

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.’;

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Divideverb

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.’;

Divideverb

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.’; ‘Ye shall divide the land by lot.’;

Divideverb

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.’; ‘Every family became now divided within itself.’;

Divideverb

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.

Divideverb

To subject to arithmetical division.

Divideverb

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

Divideverb

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

Divideverb

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

Divideverb

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

‘The Indo-Germanic family divides into three groups.’;

Divideverb

To cause separation; to disunite.

‘A gulf, a strait, the sea intervening between islands, divide less than the matted forest.’;

Divideverb

To break friendship; to fall out.

Divideverb

To have a share; to partake.

Divideverb

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 equals.’;

Dividenoun

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.

Dividenoun

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

Dividenoun

a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems

Divideverb

separate into parts or portions;

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

Divideverb

perform a division;

‘Can you divide 49 by seven?’;

Divideverb

act as a barrier between; stand between;

‘The mountain range divides the two countries’;

Divideverb

come apart;

‘The two pieces that we had glued separated’;

Divideverb

make a division or separation

Divideverb

force, take, or pull apart;

‘He separated the fighting children’; ‘Moses parted the Red Sea’;

Divideverb

separate or be separated into parts

‘the cell clusters began to divide rapidly’; ‘consumer magazines can be divided into a number of categories’;

Divideverb

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’;

Divideverb

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’;

Divideverb

form a boundary between (two people or things)

‘glass panels divide the bar from the TV room’;

Divideverb

(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’;

Divideverb

disagree or cause to disagree

‘cities where politicians frequently divide along racial lines’; ‘the question had divided Frenchmen since the Revolution’;

Divideverb

find how many times (a number) contains another

‘36 divided by 2 equals 18’;

Divideverb

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

‘30 does not divide by 8’;

Divideverb

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

‘divide 4 into 20’;

Divideverb

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

‘3 divides into 15’;

Dividenoun

a difference or disagreement between two groups, typically producing tension

‘there was still a profound cultural divide between the parties’;

Dividenoun

a boundary between two things

‘symbolically, the difference of sex is a divide’;

Dividenoun

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

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