(adjective, verb)


1. separated into parts or pieces

- opinions are divided

Similar word(s): distributive, segregated, unintegrated, separate, bicameral, bifid, bifurcate, biramous, branched, forficate, forked, pronged, prongy, bifurcated, bilocular, biloculate, chambered, cleft, bisulcate, cloven, dichotomous, disconnected, disunited, fragmented, split, disjointed, disjunct, episodic, metameric, segmental, segmented, mullioned, pentamerous, tined, sectional, sectioned, torn, trifid

2. having a median strip or island between lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions

- a divided highway

Similar word(s): multilane

3. distributed in portions (often equal) on the basis of a plan or purpose

Similar word(s): distributed, shared


1. simple past tense and past participle of divide