Definition for divided (2 of 2)
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.
Origin of divide
SYNONYMS FOR divide
Related formsmis·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
Examples from the Web for divided
If you look at the history, you can really understand why the parties are so divided and why the public is so split.
Divided and drained by war, Syrian Christians are determined to celebrate for the first time in four years.In One Corner of Syria, Christmas Spirit Somehow Manages to Survive|Peter Schwartzstein|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But one sequence in particular has divided audiences squarely in half.Christopher Nolan Explains Interstellar’s Big, Hotly Debated Twist|Marlow Stern|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As we enter the waning years of the Obama Administration, America remains as divided as ever on matters of race.As Michael Brown Grand Jury Winds Down, Is Ferguson on the Brink of War?|Ron Christie|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The country is divided, sharply and unrelentingly, over the same questions.
The plants belonging to this order are divided into two sections, viz.Botany for Ladies|Jane Loudon
The supplies from America have been divided with the conscientious desire to see American generosity help as far as could be.War Days in Brittany|Elsie Deming Jarves
The decorated band is divided into panels, three of which are long and contain figures of the alligator.Ancient art of the province of Chiriqui, Colombia|William Henry Holmes
The Scottish peers and commoners that sat in the British parliament were divided into two factions.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II.|Tobias Smollett
In the case of a tie the stakes are divided between the two or more players who have an equal number.Round Games with Cards|W. H. Peel