Dictionary.com

divided

[ dih-vahy-did ]
/ dɪˈvaɪ dɪd /
Save This Word!

adjective

separated; separate.
shared; apportioned.
(of a leaf) cut into distinct portions by incisions extending to the midrib or base.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON PARENTHESES AND BRACKETS APLENTY!

Set some time apart to test your bracket symbol knowledge, and see if you can keep your parentheses, squares, curlies, and angles all straight!
Question 1 of 7
Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of divided

First recorded in 1555–65; divide + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM divided

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for divided

British Dictionary definitions for divided

divided
/ (dɪˈvaɪdɪd) /

adjective

botany another word for dissected (def. 1)
split; not united

Derived forms of divided

dividedly, adverbdividedness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
See Today's Synonym