Synonyms of divide in English:

divide


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verb

1‘he divided his kingdom into four’

SYNONYMS
split, cut up, cleave, carve up, slice up, chop up, split up
dissect, bisect, halve, quarter
archaic sunder, rive
rare fractionate, disjoin
ANTONYMS

unify, join

2‘a curtain divided her cabin from the galley’

SYNONYMS
separate, segregate, partition, detach, disconnect, screen off, section off, split off, demarcate, distinguish
sever, rend
ANTONYMS

unify, join

3‘the stairs divide at the mezzanine’

SYNONYMS
diverge, separate, part, branch, branch off, fork, split, split in two, go in different directions, go separate ways
technical divaricate, bifurcate, furcate, ramify
ANTONYMS

converge

4‘the time came to divide Aunt Bessie's property’

SYNONYMS
share out, allocate, allot, apportion, portion out, ration out, measure out, mete out, parcel out, deal out, dole out, hand out, distribute, dispense
split, carve up, slice up, break up
informal divvy up, dish out
rare admeasure

5‘he aimed to divide and defeat his party's opponents’

SYNONYMS
disunite, drive apart, break up, split up
detach, divorce, separate, isolate, estrange, alienate, disaffect
set against one another, pit against one another, cause disagreement among, sow dissension among, drive a wedge between, set at variance, set at odds, come between
archaic sunder, tear asunder
rare dichotomize, factionalize, dissever
ANTONYMS

unite

6‘biologists divide living things into three broad categories’

SYNONYMS
classify, sort, sort out, categorize, order, group, pigeonhole, grade, rank
organize, arrange, dispose
separate, segregate, partition
ANTONYMS

combine


noun

1‘the divide between the sacred and secular’

SYNONYMS
breach, gulf, gap, split, divergence, differentiation
borderline, boundary, dividing line