Divided
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]


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  • divided — di·vid·ed adj 1 a: separated into parts, classes, or portions divided coverage divided custody b in the civil law of Louisiana: separately owned, possessed, or held: no longer held in indivision owner of a divided part or of the entire estate… …   Law dictionary

  • divided — divided; non·divided; un·divided; …   English syllables

  • divided — [də vīd′id] adj. 1. a) separated into parts; parted b) having a center strip, as of turf, separating traffic moving in opposite directions [a divided highway] c) having distinct indentations or notches reaching to the base or midrib, as in… …   English World dictionary

  • divided — adj. 1) sharply divided 2) divided on, over (they are sharply divided over the choice of a new chairperson) * * * [dɪ vaɪdɪd] over (they are sharply divided over the choice of a new chairperson) sharply divided divided on …   Combinatory dictionary

  • divided — di|vid|ed [ dı vaıdıd ] adjective if a group, organization, or country is divided, there are major disagreements among the people in it: Wilson now found himself leading a weak and divided party. over/as to: Traders are divided as to how the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • divided — UK [dɪˈvaɪdɪd] / US adjective if a group, organization, or country is divided, there are major disagreements among the people in it Wilson now found himself leading a weak and divided party. over/as to: Traders are divided as to how the market… …   English dictionary

  • Divided — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • divided — adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. separated into parts or pieces b. of a leaf cut into distinct parts by incisions extending to the base or to the midrib c. having a barrier (as a guardrail) to separate lanes of traffic going in opposite… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • divided — adjective 1. separated into parts or pieces (Freq. 2) opinions are divided • Ant: ↑united • Similar to: ↑bicameral, ↑two chambered, ↑bifid, ↑bifurcate …   Useful english dictionary

  • divided — see a house divided cannot stand united we stand, divided we fall …   Proverbs new dictionary

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