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Synonyms for divide

Noun

1. divide, disagreement, dissension, dissonance
usage: a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
2. watershed, water parting, divide, line
usage: a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems

Verb

1. divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up, change integrity
usage: separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
2. divide, fraction, calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure
usage: perform a division; "Can you divide 49 by seven?"
3. separate, divide
usage: act as a barrier between; stand between; "The mountain range divides the two countries"
4. separate, divide, part, change
usage: come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated"
5. separate, divide
usage: make a division or separation
6. separate, disunite, divide, part, move, displace
usage: force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
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