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Another word for divide

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Verb
  1. To make a division into parts, sections, or branches

      1. To set, force, or keep apart:
      2. To put space between; space apart or scatter:
      3. To form a border or barrier between (two areas or groups):
      1. Any of the parts into which something can be divided:
      2. The portion of a line between any two points on the line.
      3. The area bounded by a chord and the arc of a curve subtended by the chord.
      1. One of several components; a piece.
      2. A subdivision of a written work.
      3. A distinct portion or provision of a legal code or set of laws, often establishing a particular legal requirement:
      1. The act or process of dividing something into parts.
      2. The state of being so divided.
      3. Something that divides or separates, as a wall dividing one room or cubicle from another.
      1. A portion, division, piece, or segment of a whole.
      2. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
      3. A division of a book or artistic work such as a film:
      1. To separate; sever.
      2. To divide into parts; break up.
      3. To become separated or disunited.
      1. (intransitive) To break or separate into pieces; to disintegrate or come apart.
      2. (intransitive, idiomatic) To end a relationship.
      3. (intransitive, idiomatic) To dissolve; to part.
  2. To separate into branches or branchlike parts

      1. To divide a part or parts of into smaller parts.
      2. To divide into a number of parts, especially to divide (land) into lots.
      3. To form into subdivisions.
      1. To have complicating consequences or outgrowths:
      2. To send out branches or subordinate branchlike parts.
      3. To divide into or cause to extend in branches or subordinate branchlike parts.
      1. A utensil with two or more prongs, used for eating or serving food.
      2. An implement with two or more prongs used for raising, carrying, piercing, or digging.
      3. A bifurcation or separation into two or more branches or parts.
      1. To go or extend in different directions from a common point; branch out:
      2. To depart from an established pattern or norm; deviate.
      3. To be different, as in opinion or manner; differ:
      1. A secondary woody stem or limb growing from the trunk or main stem of a tree or shrub or from another secondary limb.
      2. A lateral division or subdivision of certain other plant parts, such as a root or flower cluster.
      3. A secondary outgrowth or subdivision of a main axis, such as the tine of a deer's antlers.
      1. To divide into two parts or branches.
      2. To separate into two parts or branches; fork.
      3. Forked or divided into two parts or branches, as the Y-shaped styles of certain flowers.
    See also:

    part

  3. To become or cause to become apart one from another

      1. To divide (something) from end to end, into layers, or along the grain:
      2. To cause to be split unintentionally:
      3. To cause to undergo nuclear fission or division into elements:
      1. To set, force, or keep apart:
      2. To put space between; space apart or scatter:
      3. To form a border or barrier between (two areas or groups):
      1. A portion, division, piece, or segment of a whole.
      2. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
      3. A division of a book or artistic work such as a film:
      1. The legal dissolution of a marriage.
      2. A court order or other document establishing such a dissolution.
      3. A separation between things that were once connected or associated.
      1. To separate or become separate.
      1. To put out of joint; dislocate.
      2. To take apart at the joints.
      3. To destroy the coherence or connections of.
      1. To undo the joining of; separate.
      2. To become separated.
      1. To separate or unfasten; disconnect:
      2. To remove from association or union with something:
      3. To send (troops or ships, for example) on a special mission.
      1. To cause to separate into pieces suddenly or violently; smash.
      2. To divide into pieces, as by bending or cutting:
      3. To separate into components or parts:
  4. To give out in portions or shares

    See also:

    collect

Another word for divide

Verb
  1. To separate by parting

  2. To distribute

      1. To divide and assign according to a plan; allot:
      1. The distribution by the government of relief payments to the unemployed.
      2. A share of money, food, or clothing that has been charitably given:
      3. One's fate.
      1. To give out in shares or portions; apportion:
      2. To distribute (playing cards) among players.
      3. To give (a specific card) to a player while so distributing.
      1. A part or portion belonging to, distributed to, contributed by, or owed by a person or group:
      2. An equitable portion:
      3. One of the equal parts into which the capital stock of a company is divided: