[ 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.
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Origin of subdivide
OTHER WORDS FROM subdividesub·di·vid·a·ble, adjectivesub·di·vid·er, nounun·sub·di·vid·ed, adjective
Words nearby subdivide
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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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