Thesaurus

divides

verb
present tense third-person singular of divide

Synonyms & Antonyms of divides

(Entry 1 of 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 for divides

Words Related to divides

Near Antonyms for divides

Antonyms for divides

divides

noun
plural of divide

Synonyms & Antonyms of divides (Entry 2 of 2)

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About divides

Thesaurus Entries Near divides

dividers

divides

dividing

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Divides.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/divides. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on divides

Nglish: Translation of divides for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of divides for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!