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Definition of "divide" in Essential British English Dictionary

divide

verb   /dɪˈvaɪd/ (dividing, divided)
B1 to separate into parts or groups, or to make something separate into parts or groups: We divided up into teams.
to separate a place into two areas: There’s a narrow alley that divides our house from the one next door.
divide something (up) among/between someone
to separate something into parts and give a part to each person in a group: The prize money will be divided equally among the winners.
to calculate how many times a number can go into another number: 12 divided by 6 equals 2.
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