divided

[dih-vahy-did]
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adjective
  1. separated; separate.
  2. disunited.
  3. shared; apportioned.
  4. (of a leaf) cut into distinct portions by incisions extending to the midrib or base.

Origin of divided

First recorded in 1555–65; divide + -ed2
Related formsdi·vid·ed·ly, adverbdi·vid·ed·ness, nounqua·si-di·vid·ed, adjectivequa·si-di·vid·ed·ly, adverbself-di·vid·ed, adjectivesem·i·di·vid·ed, adjectiveun·di·vid·ed, adjectivewell-di·vid·ed, adjective
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undivided

adjective
  1. not divided into parts or groups
  2. concentrated on one object, idea, etcundivided attention

divided

adjective
  1. botany another word for dissected (def. 1)
  2. split; not united
Derived Formsdividedly, adverbdividedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for undivided
adj.

early 15c., from un- (1) "not" + past participle of divide.

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