[ suhb-di-vahyd, suhb-di-vahyd ]
/ ˌsʌb dɪˈvaɪd, ˈsʌb dɪˌvaɪd /
verb (used with object), sub·di·vid·ed, sub·di·vid·ing.
to divide (that which has already been divided) into smaller parts; divide again after a first division.
to divide into parts.
to divide (a plot, tract of land, etc.) into building lots.
verb (used without object), sub·di·vid·ed, sub·di·vid·ing.
to become separated into divisions.
Words nearby subdivide
Origin of subdivide
OTHER WORDS FROM subdividesub·di·vid·a·ble, adjectivesub·di·vid·er, nounun·sub·di·vid·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for subdividable
/ (ˌsʌbdɪˈvaɪd, ˈsʌbdɪˌvaɪd) /
to divide (something) resulting from an earlier division
(tr) US and Canadian to divide (land) into lots for sale
Derived forms of subdividesubdivider, noun
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