redivide

verb

re·​di·​vide (ˌ)rē-də-ˈvīd How to pronounce redivide (audio)
redivided; redividing; redivides

transitive verb

: to divide (something) again
Each September, the board decided how to redivide a fixed pool of 102,000 shares.Ken Auletta
redivision noun
plural redivisions
a redivision of funds/land/labor

Examples of redivide in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The commission voted unanimously to redivide several lots in the Leonidas area, allowing the Housing Authority of New Orleans, which owns that land, to build duplexes atop it for largely low-income residents. Jessica Williams | Staff Writer, NOLA.com, 8 Sep. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1603, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of redivide was in 1603

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“Redivide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redivide. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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