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")

Antonyms of adj united

2 senses of united

Sense 1
united (vs. divided) -- (characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity; "presented a united front")

divided (vs. united) -- (separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided")
        => bicameral, two-chambered -- (consisting of two chambers; "the bicameral heart of a fish")
        => bifid -- (divided into two lobes; "a bifid petal")
        => bifurcate, biramous, branched, forked, fork-like, forficate, pronged, prongy -- (resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches; "the biramous appendages of an arthropod"; "long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects"; "a forked river"; "a forked tail"; "forked lightning"; "horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots")
        => bifurcated -- (divided into or made up of two parts; "socially bifurcated populations")
        => bilocular, biloculate -- (divided into or containing two cells or chambers; "having a bilocular capsule")
        => black-and-white -- (of a situation that is sharply divided into mutually exclusive categories; "he rejected a black-and-white world"; "there are no black-and-white certainties"; "there were no grey areas, you were either for him or against him, he was all black-and-white")
        => chambered -- (having compartmental chambers; "a spiral chambered seashell")
        => cloven, bisulcate -- ((used of hooves) split, divided; "bisulcate hoof")
        => dichotomous -- (divided or dividing into two sharply distinguished parts or classifications)
        => disconnected, disunited, fragmented, split -- (having been divided; having the unity destroyed; "Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of disconnected local forces"-Samuel Lubell; "a league of disunited nations"- E.B.White; "a fragmented coalition"; "a split group")
        => disjointed -- (taken apart at the joints; "a disjointed fowl")
        => disjunct -- (having deep constrictions separating head, thorax, and abdomen, as in insects)
        => episodic -- (of writing or narration; divided into or composed of episodes; "the book is episodic and the incidents don't always hang together")
        => four-pronged -- (having four prongs)
        => many-chambered -- (having many chambers)
        => metameric, segmental, segmented -- (having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in earthworms or lobsters)
        => mullioned -- (of windows; divided by vertical bars or piers usually of stone; "mullioned windows")
        => pentamerous -- (divided into five parts; specifically, having each floral whorl consist of five (or a multiple of five) members; "pentamerous flowers")
        => pronged, tined -- (having prongs or tines; usually used in combination; "a three-tined fork")
        => sectional, sectioned -- (consisting of or divided into sections; "a sectional sofa"; "sectioned plates")
        => segmental -- (divided or organized into speech segments or isolable speech sounds)
        => three-pronged -- (having three prongs)
        => torn -- (disrupted by the pull of contrary forces; "torn between love and hate"; "torn by conflicting loyalties"; "torn by religious dissensions")
        => trifid -- (divided into three lobes; "trifid petals")
        => two-pronged -- (having two prongs)

Sense 2
joined, united -- (of or relating to two people who are married to each other)

INDIRECT (VIA married) -> unmarried, single -- (not married or related to the unmarried state; "unmarried men and women"; "unmarried life"; "sex and the single girl"; "single parenthood"; "are you married or single?")

Similarity of adj united

2 senses of united

Sense 1
united (vs. divided) -- (characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity; "presented a united front")
       => agreed, in agreement (predicate) -- (united by being of the same opinion; "agreed in their distrust of authority")
       => allied, confederate, confederative -- (united in a confederacy or league)
       => amalgamate, amalgamated, coalesced, consolidated, fused -- (joined together into a whole; "United Industries"; "the amalgamated colleges constituted a university"; "a consolidated school")
       => coalescent, coalescing -- (growing together, fusing; "coalescent tradititions"; "coalescent bones")
       => cohesive -- (cohering or tending to cohere; well integrated; "a cohesive organization")
       => conjugate, conjugated, coupled -- (joined together especially in a pair or pairs)
       => conjunct -- (bound in close association; "conjunct influences"; "conjunct ideas")
       => federate, federated -- (united under a central government)
       => incorporate, incorporated, integrated, merged, unified -- (formed or united into a whole)
       => in league (predicate) -- ((usually followed by `with') united in effort as if in a league; "they found out that some policemen were in league with the criminals")
       => one (prenominal), unitary -- (having the indivisible character of a unit; "a unitary action"; "spoke with one voice")
       => suprasegmental -- (pertaining to a feature of speech that extends over more than a single speech sound)
       => tied -- (bound together by or as if by a strong rope; especially as by a bond of affection; "people tied by blood or marriage")
       => undivided -- (not parted by conflict of opinion; "presented an undivided front")
       => unpartitioned -- (not divided by partitions)
       => unsegmented, nonsegmental -- (having a body that is not divided into segments; "unsegmented worms")
          Also See-> collective#2; integrated#3; joint#1

Sense 2
joined, united -- (of or relating to two people who are married to each other)
       => married (vs. unmarried) -- (joined in matrimony; "a married man"; "a married couple")

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