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divide

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of divide

  1. 1 to set or force apart <volunteers divided the donated groceries into several dozen piles> Synonyms break up, decouple, disassociate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissever, dissociate, disunite, separate, divorce, part, ramify, resolve, sever, split, sunder, uncouple, unlink, unyokeRelated Words break down, decompose, disassemble, disintegrate, dissolve; bifurcate, bisect, cleave, dichotomize, dissect, fractionalize, fractionate, halve, partition, quarter, segment, subdivide, trisect; fragment, fragmentate, fragmentize; break, fracture, pull, rend, rift, rip, rive, rupture, tear; cut off, insulate, isolate, seclude, segregate, sequester; detach, disengage, disentangle, unravel, untieNear Antonyms assemble, associate, blend, combine, mingle, mix; connect, couple; accumulate, agglutinate, attach, bind, cement, close, fasten, fuse, knit, stick, weldAntonyms join, link, unify, unite

  2. 2 to go or move in different directions from a central point <the group divided based on those who wanted to go swimming and those who didn't> Synonyms branch (out), diverge, separate, fork, part, spreadRelated Words bestrew, break up, broadcast, clear out, disband, dispel, disperse, dissipate, distribute, scatter, sow; distance, recede, retreatNear Antonyms assemble, gather, meetAntonyms converge, join




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