Divided

Word DIVIDED
Character 7
Hyphenation di vid ed
Pronunciations N/A

Definitions and meanings of "Divided"

What do we mean by divided?

Separated into parts or pieces. adjective

Being in a state of disagreement or disunity. adjective

Moved by conflicting interests, emotions, or activities. adjective

Separated by distance. adjective

Having the lanes for opposing traffic separated. adjective

Having indentations extending to the midrib or base and forming distinct lobes. adjective

In phonology, applied to a consonant, as l, formed with the mouth-passage divided in the middle by the tongue pressed against the gum or palate.

Parted; separated; disunited; distributed: as, a divided hoof; a divided estate.

Parted; disunited; distributed. adjective

Cut into distinct parts, by incisions which reach the midrib; -- said of a leaf. adjective

Simple past tense and past participle of divide. verb

Separated or split into pieces adjective

Having conflicting interests or emotions adjective

Disunited adjective

(of a road) separated into lanes, that move in opposite directions, by a median adjective

Having a median strip or island between lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions adjective

Distributed in portions (often equal) on the basis of a plan or purpose adjective

Separated into parts or pieces adjective

To split or separate (something) into two or more parts.

To share (something) by dividing it.

(with by) To calculate the number (the quotient) by which you must multiply one given number (the divisor) to produce a second given number (the dividend).

To be a divisor of.

To separate into two or more parts.

Of a cell, to reproduce by dividing.

To disunite in opinion or interest; to make discordant or hostile; to set at variance.

To break friendship; to fall out.

To have a share; to partake.

To vote, as in the British parliament and other legislatures, by the members separating themselves into two parties (as on opposite sides of the hall or in opposite lobbies), that is, the ayes dividing from the noes.

To mark divisions on; to graduate.

To play or sing in a florid style, or with variations.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Divided

The word "divided" in example sentences

'A house divided against itself, 'or, rather, _in_ itself,' cannot stand; 'and it _is_ divided against itself if there be a _divided authority_. ❋ William Cobbett (1799)

17 But he, knowing their thoughts, said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and a house _divided_ against a house falleth. ❋ Charles Rosenbury Erdman (1913)

Years ago, the brothers promised their mother they would never fight one another—and a title divided between champions who won't compete can't help shore up the wobbly heavyweight division. ❋ Gordon Marino (2011)

Coach Hager as great as his staff will take something certain divided from the William & Mary diversion as great as demeanour to build as great as reanimate during the bye week as great as hope for for Towson when the Tigers revisit Parson Field in dual weeks. ❋ Admin (2009)

These days, the phrase "divided government" could just as easily apply to the Federal Reserve. ❋ Kelly Evans (2011)

CHICAGO — Illinois state Sen. James Meeks withdrew his candidacy for Chicago mayor on Thursday, and he urged other African-American candidates to follow his lead and rally what he called a divided black community around a single candidate. ❋ AP (2010)

Dowd cites what he calls a divided and polarized electorate. ❋ Unknown (2003)

Now weak-mindedness, like folly, is a term divided from madness in this vital manner -- that in one sense it applies to all men, in another to most men, in another to very many men, and so on. ❋ Unknown (1905)

Lion of Scotland, ramping on his gold field within his tressure fiery and counter flory, but surmounted by a label divided into twelve, and placed upon a pen-noncel, or triangular piece of silk. ❋ Charlotte Mary Yonge (1862)

The conservative opposition in Canberra is revelling in what it calls a "divided and dysfunctional government", and there are clear signs that the Gillard administration is enduring more internal fractures over the leadership. ❋ Unknown (2012)

Illinois state Sen. James Meeks withdrew his candidacy for Chicago mayor on Thursday, and he urged other African-American candidates to follow his lead and rally what he called a divided black community around a single candidate. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Thursday, and he urged other African-American candidates to follow his lead and rally what he called a divided black community around a single candidate. ❋ The Huffington Post News Editors (2010)

With the outbreak of World War II, South Africa was again divided on going to war. ❋ Unknown (2009)

In 1939, Hitler and Stalin divided up eastern Europe. ❋ Unknown (2009)

In 1947, Imperial Britain divided the Indian subcontinent into India, and the Muslim state of Pakistan. ❋ Eric Margolis (2010)

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