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Definition of Divide

Babylon English Dictionary

separate into parts; apportion; part; separate; share
dividing ridge between drainage areas, watershed; line of division
Divide Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
tribuo, seco, distribuo, dido dididi didtum
discerpo
Divide Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To subject to arithmetical division.
  
(v. t.)
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.
  
(v. t.)
To separate into species; -- said of a genus or generic term.
  
(v. t.)
To play or sing in a florid style, or with variations.
  
(v. t.)
To part asunder (a whole); to sever into two or more parts or pieces; to sunder; to separate into parts.
  
(v. t.)
To mark divisions on; to graduate; as, to divide a sextant.
  
(v. t.)
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.
  
(v. t.)
To disunite in opinion or interest; to make discordant or hostile; to set at variance.
  
(v. t.)
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.
  
(v. i.)
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.
  
(v. i.)
To have a share; to partake.
  
(v. i.)
To cause separation; to disunite.
  
(v. i.)
To break friendship; to fall out.
  
(v. i.)
To be separated; to part; to open; to go asunder.
  
(n.)
A dividing ridge of land between the tributaries of two streams; a watershed.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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divide
\di*vide"\, n. a dividing ridge of land between the tributaries of two streams; a watershed.
divide
\di*vide"\ (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. divided; p. pr. & vb. n. dividing.] [l. dividere, divisum; di- = dis- + root signifying to part; cf. skr. vyadh to pierce; perh. akin to l. vidua widow, and e. widow. cf. device, devise.]
1. 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. ii. 25.
2. 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. i. 6.
3. 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. xxxiii. 54.
4. 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. 24. every family became now divided within itself.
5. 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.
6. (math.) to subject to arithmetical division.
7. (logic) to separate into species; -- said of a genus or generic term.
8. (mech.) to mark divisions on; to graduate; as, to divide a sextant.
9. (music) to play or sing in a florid style, or with variations. [obs.]

Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
share out: roinnim, riaraim
sunder: dealuighim
set a variance: cuir eascáirdeas idir
make two parts of: déan dhá chuid de
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Adnodi = v. to divide into verses
Amranu = v. to divide round
Darymranu = v. to divide
Dymranu = v. to divide
Dyranu = v. to divide
Gosranu = v. to divide partly
Gowanu = v. to divide; to gash
Gwahanu = v. to divide, to part
Rhanu = v. to part, to divide
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
(hypernym) disagreement, dissension, dissonance
2. a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
(synonym) watershed, water parting
(hypernym) line
(hyponym) continental divide
(derivation) separate

Verb
1. separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
(synonym) split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up
(antonym) unite, unify
(hypernym) change integrity
(hyponym) subdivide
(derivation) division
2. perform a division; "Can you divide 49 by seven?"
(synonym) fraction
(antonym) multiply
(hypernym) calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure
(hyponym) halve
(derivation) division
(classification) arithmetic
3. act as a barrier between; stand between; "The mountain range divides the two countries"
(synonym) separate
(derivation) watershed, water parting
4. come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated"
(synonym) separate, part
(hypernym) change
(hyponym) subdivide
5. make a division or separation
(synonym) separate
(hyponym) partition, zone
(derivation) division, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation
6. force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
(synonym) separate, disunite, part
(hypernym) move, displace
(hyponym) compartmentalize, compartmentalise, cut up
(cause) separate, part
Divide Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
US Zip Codes
State: MONTANA
City: DIVIDE
State: COLORADO
City: DIVIDE
Divide Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
JDK Doc(JAVA)
- Method in class java.math.BigDecimal 
public BigDecimal divide (BigDecimal  val, int roundingMode)
Returns a BigDecimal whose value is (this / val), and whose scale is this.scale(). If rounding must be performed to generate a result with the given scale, the specified rounding mode is applied.Parameters: val - value by which this BigDecimal is to be divided. - rounding mode to apply.roundingMode - rounding mode to apply.Returns: this / valThrows: ArithmeticException - val==0, or roundingMode==ROUND_UNNECESSARY and this.scale() is insufficient to represent the result of the division exactly. - does not represent a valid rounding mode.IllegalArgumentException - roundingMode does not represent a valid rounding mode.See Also:  ROUND_UP , ROUND_DOWN , ROUND_CEILING , ROUND_FLOOR , ROUND_HALF_UP , ROUND_HALF_DOWN , ROUND_HALF_EVEN , ROUND_UNNECESSARY
- Method in class java.math.BigDecimal 
public BigDecimal divide (BigDecimal  val, int scale, int roundingMode)
Returns a BigDecimal whose value is (this / val), and whose scale is as specified. If rounding must be performed to generate a result with the specified scale, the specified rounding mode is applied.Parameters: val - value by which this BigDecimal is to be divided. - scale of the BigDecimal quotient to be returned.scale - scale of the BigDecimal quotient to be returned. - rounding mode to apply.roundingMode - rounding mode to apply.Returns: this / valThrows: ArithmeticException - val is zero, scale is negative, or roundingMode==ROUND_UNNECESSARY and the specified scale is insufficient to represent the result of the division exactly. - does not represent a valid rounding mode.IllegalArgumentException - roundingMode does not represent a valid rounding mode.See Also:  ROUND_UP , ROUND_DOWN , ROUND_CEILING , ROUND_FLOOR , ROUND_HALF_UP , ROUND_HALF_DOWN , ROUND_HALF_EVEN , ROUND_UNNECESSARY
- Method in class java.math.BigInteger 
public BigInteger divide (BigInteger  val)
Returns a BigInteger whose value is (this / val).Parameters: val - value by which this BigInteger is to be divided.Returns: this / valThrows: ArithmeticException - val==0
Divide Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Divide may refer to division (mathematics). Other articles concerning “divide” include:
In Geography:
  • Drainage divide or watershed, a ridge of land between two drainage basins
  • Continental divide, a water divide between the drainage of two oceans
  • Continental Divide of the Americas, the North American divide between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans

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Divide Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
An imaginary line indicating the limits of a subbasin, subwatershed, or watershed; the boundary line along a topographic ridge or high point which separates two adjacent drainage basins. Also referred to as Ridge Lines.
Divide Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan
dahsau, dahsaya
English - Klingon
v. wav
v. chev - separate
boqHa''egh - math
Divide Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
A Basic Guide to ASL
The two hands are crossed, with the right little finger resting on the left index. Both hands are dropped down and separated simultaneously, so that the palms face down.