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Divide vs. Part

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Divideverb

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

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

Partnoun

A portion; a component.

Divideverb

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

‘How shall we divide this pie?’;

Partnoun

A fraction of a whole. t

‘Gaul is divided into three parts.’;

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.’;

Partnoun

A distinct element of something larger.

‘The parts of a chainsaw include the chain, engine, and handle.’;

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Divideverb

To be a divisor of.

‘3 divides 6.’;

Partnoun

A group inside a larger group. t

Divideverb

(intransitive) To separate into two or more parts.

Partnoun

Share, especially of a profit.

‘I want my part of the bounty.’;

Divideverb

Of a cell, to reproduce by dividing.

Partnoun

A unit of relative proportion in a mixture.

‘The mixture comprises one part sodium hydroxide and ten parts water.’;

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Divideverb

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

Partnoun

3.5 centiliters of one ingredient in a mixed drink.

Divideverb

(obsolete) To break friendship; to fall out.

Partnoun

A section of a document.

‘Please turn to Part I, Chapter 2.’;

Divideverb

(obsolete) To have a share; to partake.

Partnoun

A section of land; an area of a country or other territory; region.

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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.

Partnoun

A factor.

‘3 is a part of 12.’;

Divideverb

To mark divisions on; to graduate.

‘to divide a sextant’;

Partnoun

(US) A room in a public building, especially a courtroom.

Divideverb

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

Partnoun

Duty; responsibility.

‘to do one’s part’;

Dividenoun

A thing that divides.

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

Partnoun

Position or role (especially in a play).

‘We all have a part to play.’;

Dividenoun

An act of dividing.

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

Partnoun

(music) The melody played or sung by a particular instrument, voice, or group of instruments or voices, within a polyphonic piece.

‘The first violin part in this concerto is very challenging.’;

Dividenoun

A distancing between two people or things.

‘There is a great divide between us.’;

Partnoun

Each of two contrasting sides of an argument, debate etc.; "hand".

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’;

Partnoun

(US) The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions. t

‘The part of his hair was slightly to the left.’;

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.’;

Partnoun

(Judaism) In the Hebrew lunisolar calendar, a unit of time equivalent to 3⅓ seconds. s

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.’;

Partnoun

A constituent of character or capacity; quality; faculty; talent; usually in the plural with a collective sense.

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.’;

Partverb

(intransitive) To leave someone's company; to go way; to die; to get rid of something, stop using it.

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.’;

Partverb

To cut hair with a parting; shed.

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.

Partverb

(transitive) To divide in two.

‘to part the curtains’;

Divideverb

To subject to arithmetical division.

Partverb

(intransitive) To be divided in two or separated; shed.

‘A rope parts.’; ‘His hair parts in the middle.’;

Divideverb

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

Partverb

To divide up; to share.

Divideverb

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

Partverb

(obsolete) To have a part or share; to partake.

Divideverb

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

Partverb

To separate or disunite; to remove from contact or contiguity; to sunder.

Divideverb

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

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

Partverb

(obsolete) To hold apart; to stand or intervene between.

Divideverb

To cause separation; to disunite.

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

Partverb

To separate by a process of extraction, elimination, or secretion.

‘to part gold from silver’;

Divideverb

To break friendship; to fall out.

Partverb

To leave; to quit.

Divideverb

To have a share; to partake.

Partverb

To leave (an IRC channel).

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.’;

Partadjective

Fractional; partial.

‘Fred was part owner of the car.’;

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.

Partadverb

Partly; partially; fractionally.

‘Part finished’;

Dividenoun

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

Partnoun

One of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded as divided; something less than a whole; a number, quantity, mass, or the like, regarded as going to make up, with others, a larger number, quantity, mass, etc., whether actually separate or not; a piece; a fragment; a fraction; a division; a member; a constituent.

‘And kept back part of the price, . . . and brought a certain part and laid it at the apostles'feet.’; ‘Our ideas of extension and number - do they not contain a secret relation of the parts ?’; ‘I am a part of all that I have met.’;

Dividenoun

a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems

Partnoun

An equal constituent portion; one of several or many like quantities, numbers, etc., into which anything is divided, or of which it is composed; proportional division or ingredient.

‘An homer is the tenth part of an ephah.’; ‘A thought which, quartered, hath but one part wisdom,And ever three parts coward.’;

Divideverb

separate into parts or portions;

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

Partnoun

A constituent portion of a living or spiritual whole; a member; an organ; an essential element.

‘All the parts were formed . . . into one harmonious body.’; ‘The pulse, the glow of every part.’;

Divideverb

perform a division;

‘Can you divide 49 by seven?’;

Partnoun

That which belongs to one, or which is assumed by one, or which falls to one, in a division or apportionment; share; portion; lot; interest; concern; duty; office.

‘We have no part in David.’; ‘Accuse not Nature! she hath done her part;Do thou but thine.’; ‘Let me bearMy part of danger with an equal share.’;

Divideverb

act as a barrier between; stand between;

‘The mountain range divides the two countries’;

Partnoun

A constituent of character or capacity; quality; faculty; talent; - usually in the plural with a collective sense.

‘Which maintained so politic a state of evil, that they will not admit any good part to intermingle with them.’;

Divideverb

come apart;

‘The two pieces that we had glued separated’;

Partnoun

One of the opposing parties or sides in a conflict or a controversy; a faction.

‘For he that is not against us is on our part.’; ‘Make whole kingdoms take her brother's part.’;

Divideverb

make a division or separation

Partnoun

Quarter; region; district; - usually in the plural.

‘All parts resound with tumults, plaints, and fears.’;

Divideverb

force, take, or pull apart;

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

Partnoun

A particular character in a drama or a play; an assumed personification; also, the language, actions, and influence of a character or an actor in a play; or, figuratively, in real life; as, to play the part of Macbeth. See To act a part, under Act.

‘That partWas aptly fitted and naturally performed.’; ‘It was a brute part of him to kill so capital a calf.’; ‘Honor and shame from no condition rise;Act well your part, there all the honor lies.’;

Divideverb

separate or be separated into parts

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

Partnoun

Such portion of any quantity, as when taken a certain number of times, will exactly make that quantity; as, 3 is a part of 12; - the opposite of multiple. Also, a line or other element of a geometrical figure.

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’;

Partnoun

One of the different melodies of a concerted composition, which heard in union compose its harmony; also, the music for each voice or instrument; as, the treble, tenor, or bass part; the violin part, etc.

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’;

Partverb

To divide; to separate into distinct parts; to break into two or more parts or pieces; to sever.

‘There, [celestial love] parted into rainbow hues.’;

Divideverb

form a boundary between (two people or things)

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

Partverb

To divide into shares; to divide and distribute; to allot; to apportion; to share.

‘To part his throne, and share his heaven with thee.’; ‘They parted my raiment among them.’;

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’;

Partverb

To separate or disunite; to cause to go apart; to remove from contact or contiguity; to sunder.

‘The Lord do so to me, and more also, if aught but death part thee and me.’; ‘While he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.’; ‘The narrow seas that partThe French and English.’;

Divideverb

disagree or cause to disagree

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

Partverb

To hold apart; to stand between; to intervene betwixt, as combatants.

‘The stumbling night did part our weary powers.’;

Divideverb

find how many times (a number) contains another

‘36 divided by 2 equals 18’;

Partverb

To separate by a process of extraction, elimination, or secretion; as, to part gold from silver.

‘The liver minds his own affair, . . .And parts and strains the vital juices.’;

Divideverb

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

‘30 does not divide by 8’;

Partverb

To leave; to quit.

‘Since presently your souls must part your bodies.’;

Divideverb

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

‘divide 4 into 20’;

Partverb

To separate (a collection of objects) into smaller collections; as, to part one's hair in the middle.

Divideverb

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

‘3 divides into 15’;

Partverb

To be broken or divided into parts or pieces; to break; to become separated; to go asunder; as, rope parts; his hair parts in the middle.

Dividenoun

a difference or disagreement between two groups, typically producing tension

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

Partverb

To go away; to depart; to take leave; to quit each other; hence, to die; - often with from.

‘He wrung Bassanio's hand, and so they parted.’; ‘He owned that he had parted from the duke only a few hours before.’; ‘His precious bag, which he would by no means part from.’;

Dividenoun

a boundary between two things

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

Partverb

To perform an act of parting; to relinquish a connection of any kind; - followed by with or from; as, to part with one's money.

‘Celia, for thy sake, I partWith all that grew so near my heart.’; ‘Powerful hands . . . will not partEasily from possession won with arms.’; ‘It was strange to him that a father should feel no tenderness at parting with an only son.’;

Dividenoun

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

Partverb

To have a part or share; to partake.

Partadverb

Partly; in a measure.

Partnoun

something determined in relation to something that includes it;

‘he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself’; ‘I read a portion of the manuscript’; ‘the smaller component is hard to reach’;

Partnoun

the extended spatial location of something;

‘the farming regions of France’; ‘religions in all parts of the world’; ‘regions of outer space’;

Partnoun

so far as concerns the actor specified;

‘it requires vigilance on our part’; ‘they resisted every effort on his part’;

Partnoun

something less than the whole of a human artifact;

‘the rear part of the house’; ‘glue the two parts together’;

Partnoun

one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole;

‘the written part of the exam’; ‘the finance section of the company’; ‘the BBC's engineering division’;

Partnoun

the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group;

‘the function of a teacher’; ‘the government must do its part’; ‘play its role’;

Partnoun

a portion of a natural object;

‘they analyzed the river into three parts’; ‘he needed a piece of granite’;

Partnoun

an actor's portrayal of someone in a play;

‘she played the part of Desdemona’;

Partnoun

assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group;

‘he wanted his share in cash’;

Partnoun

any one of a number of individual efforts in a common endeavor;

‘I am proud of my contribution to the team's success’; ‘they all did their share of the work’;

Partnoun

the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music;

‘he tried to sing the tenor part’;

Partnoun

a line where the hair is parted;

‘his part was right in the middle’;

Partverb

go one's own away; move apart;

‘The friends separated after the party’;

Partverb

discontinue an association or relation; go different ways;

‘The business partners broke over a tax question’; ‘The couple separated after 25 years of marriage’; ‘My friend and I split up’;

Partverb

leave;

‘The family took off for Florida’;

Partverb

come apart;

‘The two pieces that we had glued separated’;

Partverb

force, take, or pull apart;

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

Partadverb

in part; in some degree; not wholly;

‘I felt partly to blame’; ‘He was partially paralyzed’;

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