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divide

di·vide

divide

 
 
pronunciation:
dih vaId
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part of speech: verb
inflections: divided, divides, dividing
definition 1: to separate into parts.
Divide this cake into eight pieces.The argument divided the council.
antonyms:
join, unite
similar words:
classify, group
definition 2: to separate a number into equal sets of another number.
Can you divide six by two? Six divided by two is three.
antonyms:
multiply
similar words:
calculate, compute, figure
definition 3: to become separated into two or more parts.
The river divides into two small streams.
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