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ADJECTIVE (3)

1. separated into parts or pieces;
- Example: "opinions are divided"

2. having a median strip or island between lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions;
- Example: "a divided highway"
[syn: divided, dual-lane]

3. distributed in portions (often equal) on the basis of a plan or purpose;
[syn: divided, divided up, shared, shared out]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Divide \Di*vide"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Divided; p. pr. & vb. n. Dividing.] [L. dividere, divisum; di- = dis- + root signifying to part; cf. Skr. vyadh to pierce; perh. akin to L. vidua widow, and E. widow. Cf. Device, Devise.] 1. To part asunder (a whole); to sever into two or more parts or pieces; to sunder; to separate into parts. [1913 Webster] Divide the living child in two. --1 Kings iii. 25. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to be separate; to keep apart by a partition, or by an imaginary line or limit; as, a wall divides two houses; a stream divides the towns. [1913 Webster] Let it divide the waters from the waters. --Gen. i. 6. [1913 Webster] 3. To make partition of among a number; to apportion, as profits of stock among proprietors; to give in shares; to distribute; to mete out; to share. [1913 Webster] True justice unto people to divide. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Ye shall divide the land by lot. --Num. xxxiii. 54. [1913 Webster] 4. To disunite in opinion or interest; to make discordant or hostile; to set at variance. [1913 Webster] If a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom can not stand. --Mark iii. 24. [1913 Webster] Every family became now divided within itself. --Prescott. [1913 Webster] 5. To separate into two parts, in order to ascertain the votes for and against a measure; as, to divide a legislative house upon a question. [1913 Webster] 6. (Math.) To subject to arithmetical division. [1913 Webster] 7. (Logic) To separate into species; -- said of a genus or generic term. [1913 Webster] 8. (Mech.) To mark divisions on; to graduate; as, to divide a sextant. [1913 Webster] 9. (Music) To play or sing in a florid style, or with variations. [Obs.] --Spenser. Syn: To sever; dissever; sunder; cleave; disjoin; disunite; detach; disconnect; part; distribute; share. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Divided \Di*vid"ed\, a. 1. Parted; disunited; distributed. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Cut into distinct parts, by incisions which reach the midrib; -- said of a leaf. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

divided adj 1: separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided" [ant: united] 2: having a median strip or island between lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions; "a divided highway" [syn: divided, dual-lane] 3: distributed in portions (often equal) on the basis of a plan or purpose [syn: divided, divided up, shared, shared out]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

38 Moby Thesaurus words for "divided": alienated, bifurcated, bisected, branched, branching, cleft, cloven, detached, dichotomous, dimidiate, disaffected, disarticulated, disconnected, disengaged, disjoined, disjoint, disjointed, disjunct, dislocated, dispersed, disunited, divorced, estranged, forked, forking, halved, irreconcilable, isolated, ramified, removed, riven, scattered, segregated, separated, sequestered, shut off, split, torn