Antonyms of verb unite

1 of 6 senses of unite

Sense 1
unite, unify -- (act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief)
       Antonym 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")

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

6 senses of unite

Sense 1
unite, unify -- (act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief)
       => join, fall in, get together -- (become part of; become a member of a group or organization; "He joined the Communist Party as a young man")

Sense 2
unify, unite, merge -- (become one; "Germany unified officially in 1990"; "the cells merge")
       => integrate -- (become one; become integrated; "The students at this school integrate immediately, despite their different backgrounds")

Sense 3
unite, combine -- (have or possess in combination; "she unites charm with a good business sense")
       => have, feature -- (have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France")

Sense 4
connect, link, link up, join, unite -- (be or become joined or united or linked; "The two streets connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The travelers linked up again at the airport")

Sense 5
unite, unify -- (bring together for a common purpose or action or ideology or in a shared situation; "the Democratic Patry platform united several splinter groups")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 6
unite, unify, merge -- (join or combine; "We merged our resources")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

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