Figure it this way: $15.5 million divided among 10 plaintiffs comes to $1.5 million per executed Nigerian.
We have one party, the Democrats, divided into a right wing and a left wing.
In a divided Congress, each party can point its finger at the other and say: “Obstructionist!”
“The nation is divided, David, because of attitudes like that,” Huntsman said to applause from the audience.
The polls in Florida are divided over the leader and in most of them, the margins are close.
Hyde interfered, and proposed that the question should be divided.
Taboos may be divided into two classes, protective and destructive.
The Parichha brought to Him plenty of prasd which He divided among all.
These cars are on the English system, divided into compartments.
We were not divided in our minds as to whether we should turn back its hands.
early 14c., from Latin dividere "to force apart, cleave, distribute," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + -videre "to separate," from PIE root *weidh- "to separate" (see widow; also see with).
Mathematical sense is from early 15c. Divide and rule (c.1600) translates Latin divide et impera, a maxim of Machiavelli. Related: Divided; dividing.
1640s, "act of dividing," from divide (v.). Meaning "watershed, separation between river valleys" is first recorded 1807, American English.
divide di·vide (dĭ-vīd')
v. di·vid·ed, di·vid·ing, di·vides
To separate or become separated into parts, sections, groups, or branches.
To sector into units of measurement; graduate.
To separate and group according to kind; classify.
To branch out, as a blood vessel.
To undergo cell division.