Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun divide

2 senses of divide

Sense 1
divide -- (a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility))
       => disagreement, dissension, dissonance -- (a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters)

Sense 2
watershed, water parting, divide -- (a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems)
       => line -- (a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent)

Antonyms of verb divide

2 of 6 senses of divide

Sense 1
divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up -- (separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I")
       Antonym of unite (Sense 1)
      => unite, unify -- (act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief)

Sense 2
divide, fraction -- (perform a division; "Can you divide 49 by seven?")
       Antonym of multiply (Sense 1)
      => multiply -- (combine by multiplication; "multiply 10 by 15")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb divide

6 senses of divide

Sense 1
divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up -- (separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I")
       => change integrity -- (change in physical make-up)

Sense 2
divide, fraction -- (perform a division; "Can you divide 49 by seven?")
       => calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure -- (make a mathematical calculation or computation)

Sense 3
separate, divide -- (act as a barrier between; stand between; "The mountain range divides the two countries")

Sense 4
separate, divide, part -- (come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 5
separate, divide -- (make a division or separation)

Sense 6
separate, disunite, divide, part -- (force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

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