divide

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈvaɪd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈvaɪd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di vīd)


Inflections of 'divide' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
divides
v 3rd person singular
dividing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
divided
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
divided
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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divide

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. divide (it) [evenly, fairly, equally]
  2. divide it (up) [evenly]
  3. divide up the [work, task, cake]
  4. divide the [work] up
  5. the [work] was divided up
  6. divided between the [students, children, employees]
  7. divide out the [candy, profits]
  8. divided the [class, company, room] in [two]
  9. divide into [groups, parts, categories]
  10. divided into fractions
  11. divide by [two]
  12. [add, subtract, multiply] or divide
  13. divide [100, that number] by [five]
  14. [100] divided by [five] is [20]
  15. how many times does [10] divide into [100]?
  16. [12] does not divide (evenly) into [145]
  17. divide by [color, size, type]
  18. issue (is) dividing the [nation, community]
  19. has divided the [country, people, nation]
  20. were divided over the [issue, solution]
  21. divided on the [issue]
  22. [opinion, the nation] is divided on [the issue, whether]
  23. [opinion] is divided as to [whether]
  24. has [traditionally, always] been divided (into)
  25. divide and conquer
  26. divided along the [line, river, border]
n
  1. the [North/South, Right/Left] divide
  2. the divide between (the) [North and South]
  3. a [long, deep, great] divide
  4. a [social, cultural, political] divide
  5. the divide that exists between
  6. a divide on the issues (of)
  7. a divide grew between them
  8. is a divide between them
  9. is a divide in opinion [on, about]
  10. is a growing divide between
  11. reduce the divide between
  12. across the Great Divide
  13. need to [straddle, cross] the divide
  14. a divide in the [road, path]
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