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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


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

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility) ,
  • a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Divide'


  • Divide: Divide may refer to: Division (mathematics) Divide, Saskatchewan, Canada Divide, Colorado, an unincorporated community Divide, Illinois, an unincorporated
  • Drainage divide: A drainage divide, water divide, divide, ridgeline, watershed, water parting, or (in Canada) height of land[citation needed], is the line that separates
  • Divide and conquer: to be confused with divide and choose. Divide and conquer (derived from the Latin saying Divide et impera) may refer to: Divide and rule, in politics
  • Continental divide: about continental divides in general. For other uses, see Continental divide (disambiguation). A continental divide is a drainage divide on a continent such
  • Continental Divide of the Americas: The Continental Divide of the Americas (also known as the Continental Gulf of Division, the Great Divide, or merely the Continental Divide) is the principal
  • Digital divide: A digital divide is an economic and social inequality with regard to access to, use of, or impact of information and communication technologies (ICT).
  • Great Divide: Great Divide or The Great Divide may refer to: Continental Divide of the Americas or more generally, any major hydrological divide or topographical divide
  • Divide and rule: Divide and Rule (short story). For the collection of novellas by L. Sprague de Camp, see Divide and Rule (collection). Not to be confused with divide
  • Laurentian Divide: The Laurentian Divide or Northern Divide is a continental divide in North America dividing the direction of water flow in eastern and southern Canada
  • Eastern Continental Divide: Atlantic Seaboard. The Eastern Continental Divide, in conjunction with other continental divides of North America, demarcates two watersheds of the

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* Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with. - Mark Twain

* It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious. - Oscar Wilde

* Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs. - Henry Ford


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