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Translation of "divide" - English-Spanish dictionary

divide

verb   /dɪˈvaɪd/ ( present participle dividing, past tense and past participle divided)
B1 to separate into parts or groups, or to make something separate into parts or groups dividir(se) We divided up into teams.
to separate a place into two areas dividir There’s a narrow alley that divides our house from the one next door.
to calculate how many times a number can go into another number dividir 12 divided by 6 equals 2.
→  Phrasal verbs divide something up
(Definition of divide from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

divide

verb /diˈvaid/
to separate into parts or groups dividir The wall divided the garden in two The group divided into three when we got off the bus We are divided (= We do not agree) as to where to spend our holidays.
(with betweenor among) to share repartir We divided the sweets between us.
to find out how many times one number contains another dividir 6 divided by 2 equals 3.
dividers noun plural
a measuring instrument used in geometry compás a pair of dividers.
divisible /diˈvizəbl/ adjective
able to be divided divisible 100 is divisible by 4.
division /diˈviʒən/ noun
(an) act of dividing división the division of the cake into slices
something that separates; a dividing line separación A ditch marks the division between their two fields.
a part or section (of an army etc) división He belongs to B division of the local police force.
(a) separation of thought; disagreement desacuerdo, diferencia a division among party members.
the process finding out how many times one number is contained in another división The children are learning how to do long division.
divisional /diˈviʒənl/ adjective
of a division de división, divisional The soldier contacted divisional headquarters.
divisive /diˈvaisiv/ adjective
causing a lot of arguments between people Divisivo a divisive issue/policy..
(Definition of divide from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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