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subdivide


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Subdivide  \Sub`di*vide"\,  v.  i. 
  To  be  or  to  become  subdivided. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Subdivide  \Sub`di*vide"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Subdivided};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Subdividing}.]  [L.  subdividere  sub  under  + 
  dividere  to  divide.  See  {Divide}.] 
  To  divide  the  parts  of  anything  into  more  parts  to  part 
  into  smaller  divisions;  to  divide  again  as  what  has  already 
  been  divided. 
 
  The  progenies  of  Cham  and  Japhet  swarmed  into  colonies, 
  and  those  colonies  were  subdivided  into  many  others 
  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  subdivide 
  v  :  separate  or  apportion  into  sections;  "partition  a  room  off" 
  [syn:  {partition},  {zone}] 




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