divide into shares
index apportion, parcel, partition

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  • divide — Synonyms and related words: Continental Divide, Great Divide, aberrate, abrupt, add, aggravate, agree to differ, agree to disagree, algebraize, alienate, allocate, allot, alphabetize, analyze, anatomize, apportion, appraise, appreciate, arrange,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • divide — I n. 1) a continental divide; (in North America) the Great Divide 2) (fig.) the great divide ( death ) (to cross the great divide) II v. 1) to divide equally, evenly 2) (D; tr.) to divide among, between; with (to divide profits among the… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • divide — [də vīd′] vt. divided, dividing [ME dividen < L dividere, to separate, divide, distribute < di (< dis , apart) + base seen in vidua, WIDOW < IE base * weidh , to separate (prob. < wi , apart + dhē, set, DO1)] 1. to separate into… …   English World dictionary

  • divide up — v. (D; tr.) to divide up among, between; into (they divided up the profits into equal shares) * * * between into (they divide upd up the profits into equal shares) (D; tr.) to divide up among …   Combinatory dictionary

  • divide — I. verb (divided; dividing) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin dividere, from dis + videre to separate more at widow Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to separate into two or more parts, areas, or groups < divide the city into wa …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Divide and choose — In problems of fair division, divide and choose (also I cut, you choose) is a two party proportional envy free allocation protocol.[1] The protocol also works for dividing an undesirable, as in chore division. In the method, one person divides a… …   Wikipedia

  • divide — 01. When they got divorced, they [divided] all their property in half. 02. The [division] of Korea into two countries occurred as a result of the Korean War. 03. In accordance with your late father s wishes, we have [divided] his estate equally… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • divide — /di vuyd /, v., divided, dividing, n. v.t. 1. to separate into parts, groups, sections, etc. 2. to separate or part from something else; sunder; cut off. 3. to deal out in parts; distribute in shares; apportion. 4. to cleave; part. 5. to separate …   Universalium

  • divide — di•vide [[t]dɪˈvaɪd[/t]] v. vid•ed, vid•ing, n. 1) to separate into parts, groups, sections, etc 2) to separate or part from something else; sunder; cut off 3) to deal out in parts; distribute in shares; apportion 4) to cleave; part 5) to… …   From formal English to slang

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