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From Latin dīvidō (“divide”)
- (transitive) To split or separate (something) into two or more parts.
- (transitive) To share (something) by dividing it.
- How shall we divide this pie?
- (transitive, arithmetic) 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.
- (transitive, arithmetic) To be a divisor of.
- 3 divides 6.
- (intransitive) To separate into two or more parts.
- (intransitive) (biology) Of a cell, to reproduce by dividing.
- (split or separate into two or more parts): cut up, partition, separate, split, split up
- (share by dividing): divvy up, divide up, share, share out
- (separate into two or more parts): separate, shear, split, split up
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split or separate into two or more parts
share by dividing
separate into two or more parts
of a cell
divide (plural divides)
- A thing that divides.
- Stay on your side of the divide, please.
- An act of dividing.
- The divide left most of the good land on my share of the property.
- A distancing between two people or things.
- There is a great divide between us.
- (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.
- third-person singular present indicative of dividere
- second-person singular present active imperative of dīvidō
divide (infinitive: dividir)
- Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of dividir
- Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of dividir
divide (infinitive dividir)