verb (used with object), di·vid·ed, di·vid·ing.
- to separate into equal parts by the process of mathematical division; apply the mathematical process of division to: Eight divided by four is two.
- to be a divisor of, without a remainder.
verb (used without object), di·vid·ed, di·vid·ing.
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Origin of divide
SYNONYMS FOR divide
synonym study for divide
OTHER WORDS FROM dividemis·di·vide, verb, mis·di·vid·ed, mis·di·vid·ing.pre·di·vide, verb (used with object), pre·di·vid·ed, pre·di·vid·ing.re·di·vide, verb, re·di·vid·ed, re·di·vid·ing.un·di·vid·ing, adjective
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Some school districts quickly mobilized to bridge that digital divide.Creative school plans could counter inequities exposed by COVID-19|Sujata Gupta|September 8, 2020|Science News
My point here is, over the period of the pandemic, a digital divide has been created between the haves and the have nots.Podcast: How a 135-year-old law lets India shutdown the internet|Anthony Green|September 2, 2020|MIT Technology Review
One of the most important divides in Minnesota politics is between the diverse, cosmopolitan Twin Cities metro area and “Greater Minnesota,” whose residents often feel short-changed relative to the metro.Why Minnesota Could Be The Next Midwestern State To Go Red|Nathaniel Rakich (email@example.com)|August 31, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
I firmly believe that some of the comments that he makes aren’t helpful in bridging the divide.Full Transcript: Sean Spicer on ‘The Carlos Watson Show’|Daniel Malloy|August 26, 2020|Ozy
It actually ignores what we already know, which is that the pandemic exposed all of these digital divides in education.The UK exam debacle reminds us that algorithms can’t fix broken systems|Karen Hao|August 20, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Bridging the divide between the police and those who distrust them will take more than protests and symbolic gestures.
Divide batter into prepared ramekins, place ramekins on a baking sheet, and bake about 20 minutes.Make ‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall’s Sticky Toffee Pudding|Carla Hall|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Divide the dough in half and very gently pat each half into a round 1-inch-thick disk.
“You can castigate the leaders; you can try and divide us by generation,” he said.Sharpton Recalls Civil Rights Struggle in DC March Against Police Violence|Ben Jacobs|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is an extreme demonstration of this divide in the nation.
It then forms the divide between the Cauca and Atrato valleys, and terminates near the Caribbean coast.
It was a difficult problem to divide that very irregular polygon into two equal parts.Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 7|Charles H. Sylvester
What, then, could have happened to divide them so completely?The Stowmarket Mystery|Louis Tracy
If only there had been another to divide all those expectations.The Thing from the Lake|Eleanor M. Ingram
We may find that we can so divide our entity that we can be conscious of a double-brain existence in a dual action.