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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] dīvidō (divide)

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to divide

Third person singular
divid

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to divide (third-person singular simple present divid, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To split or separate (something) into two or more parts.
  2. (transitive) To share (something) by dividing it.
    How shall we divide this pie?
  3. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To calculate the number (the quotient) by which you must multiply one given number (the divisor) to produce a second given number (the dividend).
    If you divide 6 by 3, you get 2.
  4. (intransitive) To separate into two or more parts.
  5. (intransitive) (biology) Of a cell, to reproduce by dividing.

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Noun

Singular
divide

Plural
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  1. A thing that divides.
    Stay on your side of the divide, please.
  2. An act of dividing.
    The divide left most of the good land on my share of the property.
  3. A distancing between two people or things.
    There is a great divide between us.

Italian

Verb form

divide

  1. third-person singular indicative present of dividere

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