(noun, verb)


1. an area composed of subdivided lots

Definition categories: location, parcel, tract

2. the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided

Definition categories: act, division, partition, partitioning, segmentation

3. a division of some larger or more complex organization

Similar word(s): arm, branch

Definition categories: group, division

4. a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)

Similar word(s): section

Definition categories: communication, writing, music

5. a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided

Similar word(s): subsection

Definition categories: man–made, section, segment

Sentences with subdivision as a noun:

- Work on one subdivision at a time.

- They're putting in a new subdivision out past Black Ranch Road.


1. to separate something into smaller pieces