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    divide - Dictionary definition and meaning for word divide

    Definition
    (noun) a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility) Definition
    (noun) a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    Synonyms : water parting , watershed
    Definition
    (verb) separate into parts or portions
    Synonyms : carve up , dissever , separate , split , split up
    Example Sentence
    • divide the cake into three equal parts
    • The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I
    Definition
    (verb) perform a division
    Synonyms : fraction
    Example Sentence
    • Can you divide 49 by seven?
    Definition
    (verb) act as a barrier between; stand between
    Synonyms : separate
    Example Sentence
    • The mountain range divides the two countries
    Definition
    (verb) come apart
    Synonyms : part , separate
    Example Sentence
    • The two pieces that we had glued separated
    Definition
    (verb) make a division or separation
    Synonyms : separate
    Definition
    (verb) force, take, or pull apart
    Synonyms : disunite , part , separate
    Example Sentence
    • He separated the fighting children
    • Moses parted the Red Sea
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