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Synonyms for divide
dɪˈvaɪddi·vide

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Wiktionary

  1. divideverb

    To separate into two or more parts.

    If you're heading to the coast, you'll have to cross the divide first.

    Synonyms:
    partition, cut up, shear, split up, separate, split

  2. divideverb

    Synonyms:
    share out, divi up, divide up, share

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. divide

    Allot, originally to assign by lot, applies to the giving of a definite thing to a certain person. A portion or extent of time is allotted; as, I expect to live out my allotted time. A definite period is appointed; as, the audience assembled at the appointed hour. Allot may also refer to space; as, to allot a plot of ground for a cemetery; but we now oftener use select, set apart, or assign. Allot is not now used of persons. Appoint may be used of time, space, or person; as, the appointed day; the appointed place; an officer was appointed to this station. Destine may also refer to time, place, or person, but it always has reference to what is considerably in the future; a man appoints to meet his friend in five minutes; he destines his son to follow his own profession. Assign is rarely used of time, but rather of places, persons, or things. We assign a work to be done and assign a man to do it, who, if he fails, must assign a reason for not doing it. That which is allotted, appointed, or assigned is more or less arbitrary; that which is awarded is the due requital of something the receiver has done, and he has right and claim to it; as, the medal was awarded for valor. Compare APPORTION.

    Synonyms:
    allot, appoint, apportion, assign, award, destine, distribute, give, grant, mete out, portion out, select, set apart

    Antonyms:
    appropriate, confiscate, deny, refuse, resume, retain, seize, withhold

    Preposition:
    Allot to a company for a purpose.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dividenoun

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

    Synonyms:
    water parting, watershed

    Antonyms:
    multiply, unite, unify

  2. watershed, water parting, divideverb

    a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems

    Synonyms:
    river basin, drainage area, landmark, catchment area, watershed, drainage basin, catchment basin, turning point, basin, water parting

    Antonyms:
    unite, multiply, unify

  3. divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve upverb

    separate into parts or portions

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

    Synonyms:
    tell apart, distinguish, classify, cleave, split up, fork, differentiate, fraction, break up, rive, single out, part, come apart, carve up, sort, severalize, split, break, fall apart, severalise, dissever, furcate, assort, class, discriminate, branch, break open, secern, separate, divorce, disunite, tell, burst, sort out, ramify, secernate

    Antonyms:
    unite, unify, multiply

  4. divide, fractionverb

    perform a division

    "Can you divide 49 by seven?"

    Synonyms:
    separate, split, disunite, part, carve up, dissever, fraction, split up

    Antonyms:
    unite, unify, multiply

  5. separate, divideverb

    act as a barrier between; stand between

    "The mountain range divides the two countries"

    Synonyms:
    assort, carve up, separate, come apart, fork, classify, sort out, dissever, differentiate, class, distinguish, part, break, disunite, severalise, fraction, furcate, fall apart, severalize, secernate, break up, split up, split, sort, secern, tell apart, tell, branch, single out, ramify, discriminate

    Antonyms:
    unify, unite, multiply

  6. separate, divide, partverb

    come apart

    "The two pieces that we had glued separated"

    Synonyms:
    tell apart, distinguish, start, classify, start out, differentiate, split up, fork, tell, fraction, break up, come apart, single out, part, carve up, sort, severalize, split, break, fall apart, severalise, dissever, furcate, depart, assort, set off, class, discriminate, branch, take off, secern, separate, disunite, set forth, sort out, ramify, secernate, set out

    Antonyms:
    unite, unify, multiply

  7. separate, divideverb

    make a division or separation

    Synonyms:
    assort, carve up, separate, come apart, fork, classify, sort out, dissever, differentiate, class, distinguish, part, break, disunite, severalise, fraction, furcate, fall apart, severalize, secernate, break up, split up, split, sort, secern, tell apart, tell, branch, single out, ramify, discriminate

    Antonyms:
    unify, unite, multiply

  8. separate, disunite, divide, partverb

    force, take, or pull apart

    "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"

    Synonyms:
    tell apart, distinguish, start, classify, assort, disassociate, start out, differentiate, split up, fork, tell, fraction, break up, come apart, single out, part, carve up, sort, severalize, split, break, fall apart, severalise, dissever, furcate, depart, dissociate, set off, class, discriminate, branch, take off, secern, separate, divorce, disunite, set forth, sort out, ramify, disjoint, secernate, set out

    Antonyms:
    unite, multiply, unify

Editors Contribution

  1. bisect

    to bisect is to divide something into halves, with is the same thing as to divide.

    the girl divided her apple. the girl bisected her apple.

    Submitted by anonymous on December 17, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. divideverb

    Synonyms:
    sever, sunder, part, separate, cleave, disunite

  2. divideverb

    Synonyms:
    keep apart, put a barrier between

  3. divideverb

    Synonyms:
    make hostile, make discordant, set at variance

  4. divideverb

    Synonyms:
    distribute, allot, apportion, assign, share, mete, dispense, deal out, parcel out, portion out

  5. divideverb

    Synonyms:
    part, separate, cleave, open, be divided, be separated

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How to use divide in a sentence?

  1. Sean Patrick Maloney:

    It was two members talking about and effectively responding to Republican efforts to use race to divide Americans, one of the lessons from 2020( is) we're going to respond to Republican lies.

  2. Prime Minister:

    The candidate of the Front National, like every drama, seeks to profit from and to control the situation to divide.

  3. Rand Paul:

    So it is a farce, it is unconstitutional. But more than anything it's unwise, and going to divide the country. they can't let go of President Trump and they're going to keep kicking and kicking and kicking.

  4. Katherine Zeratsky:

    It's the total number [of calories] that matters, whether you divide that into two meals or six.

  5. Bruce Maxwell:

    This goes beyond the black community. This goes beyond the Hispanic community, because right now we are having a racial divide in all types of people.


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