D d


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [dih-vahy-did]
    • /dɪˈvaɪ dɪd/
    • /dɪˈvaɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [dih-vahy-did]
    • /dɪˈvaɪ dɪd/

Definitions of divided word

  • adjective divided separated; separate. 1
  • abbreviation DIVIDED disunited. 1
  • adjective divided shared; apportioned. 1
  • adjective divided (of a leaf) cut into distinct portions by incisions extending to the midrib or base. 1
  • verb with object divided to separate into parts, groups, sections, etc. 1
  • verb with object divided to separate or part from something else; sunder; cut off. 1

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Origin of divided

First appearance:

before 1555
One of the 31% oldest English words
First recorded in 1555-65; divide + -ed2

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Parts of speech for Divided


divided popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

divided usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for divided

adj divided

  • cleft — A cleft in a rock or in the ground is a narrow opening in it.
  • split — to divide or separate from end to end or into layers: to split a log in two.
  • apart — When people or things are apart, they are some distance from each other.
  • asunder — If something tears or is torn asunder, it is violently separated into two or more parts or pieces.
  • incomplete — not complete; lacking some part.

adjective divided

  • detached — Someone who is detached is not personally involved in something or has no emotional interest in it.

adverb divided

  • in half — one of two equal or approximately equal parts of a divisible whole, as an object, or unit of measure or time; a part of a whole equal or almost equal to the remainder.

Antonyms for divided

adj divided

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