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Meaning of divide

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a serious disagreement between two groups of people
           (typically producing tension or hostility)
      2: a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
         [syn: {watershed}, {water parting}, {divide}]
      v 1: separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into
           three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman
           Empire after World War I" [syn: {divide}, {split}, {split
           up}, {separate}, {dissever}, {carve up}] [ant: {unify},
      2: perform a division; "Can you divide 49 by seven?" [syn:
         {divide}, {fraction}] [ant: {multiply}]
      3: act as a barrier between; stand between; "The mountain range
         divides the two countries" [syn: {separate}, {divide}]
      4: come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated"
         [syn: {separate}, {divide}, {part}]
      5: make a division or separation [syn: {separate}, {divide}]
      6: force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting
         children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea" [syn: {separate},
         {disunite}, {divide}, {part}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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