Associations to the word «Divide»
DIVIDE, verb. (transitive) To split or separate (something) into two or more parts.
DIVIDE, verb. (transitive) To share (something) by dividing it.
DIVIDE, verb. (transitive) (arithmetic) To calculate the number (the quotient) by which you must multiply one given number (the divisor) to produce a second given number (the dividend).
DIVIDE, verb. (transitive) (arithmetic) To be a divisor of.
DIVIDE, verb. (intransitive) To separate into two or more parts.
DIVIDE, verb. (intransitive) (biology) Of a cell, to reproduce by dividing.
DIVIDE, verb. To disunite in opinion or interest; to make discordant or hostile; to set at variance.
DIVIDE, verb. (obsolete) To break friendship; to fall out.
DIVIDE, verb. (obsolete) To have a share; to partake.
DIVIDE, verb. To vote, as in the British Parliament, 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.
DIVIDE, verb. To mark divisions on; to graduate.
DIVIDE, verb. (music) To play or sing in a florid style, or with variations.
DIVIDE, noun. A thing that divides.
DIVIDE, noun. An act of dividing.
DIVIDE, noun. A distancing between two people or things.
DIVIDE, noun. (geography) A large chasm, gorge, or ravine between two areas of land.
DIVIDE AND CONQUER, verb. A combination of political, military and economic strategies that aim to gain and maintain power by breaking up larger concentrations of power into chunks that individually have less power than the one implementing the strategy.
DIVIDE AND CONQUER, verb. (as imperative) (proverb) In order to rule securely, don't allow alliances of your enemies.
DIVIDE AND CONQUER, noun. A strategy for achieving political or military control.
DIVIDE AND CONQUER, noun. (computing) An algorithm design technique applied to various algorithms, such as quicksort, that solve a problem by splitting it recursively into smaller problems until all of the remaining problems are trivial.
DIVIDE AND RULE, verb. (politics) To gain and maintain power by breaking up larger concentrations of power into chunks that individually have less power than the one implementing the strategy.
DIVIDE UP, verb. To divide or separate
DIVIDE, noun. A serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility).
DIVIDE, noun. A ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems.
DIVIDE, verb. Separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I".
DIVIDE, verb. Perform a division; "Can you divide 49 by seven?".
DIVIDE, verb. Act as a barrier between; stand between; "The mountain range divides the two countries".
DIVIDE, verb. Come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated".
DIVIDE, verb. Make a division or separation.
DIVIDE, verb. Force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea".
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