Definition of Subdivide

1. Verb. Form into subdivisions. "The cells subdivided"

Generic synonyms: Divide, Part, Separate
Derivative terms: Subdivision



2. Verb. Divide into smaller and smaller pieces. "This apartment cannot be subdivided any further!"
Generic synonyms: Carve Up, Dissever, Divide, Separate, Split, Split Up
Derivative terms: Subdivider, Subdivision

Definition of Subdivide

1. v. t. To divide the parts of (anything) into more parts; to part into smaller divisions; to divide again, as what has already been divided.

2. v. i. To be, or to become, subdivided.

Definition of Subdivide

1. Verb. (ambitransitive) To divide into smaller sections. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subdivide

1. [v -VIDED, -VIDING, -VIDES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subdivide

subdigraph
subdigraphs
subdilated
subdirector
subdirectories
subdirectors
subdirectory
subdisciplinary
subdiscipline
subdisciplines
subdistrict
subdistricts
subdititious
subdivergences
subdividable
subdivide (current term)
subdivided
subdivider
subdividers
subdivides
subdividing
subdivine
subdivisible
subdivision
subdivision Ascomycota
subdivision Ascomycotina
subdivision Basidiomycota
subdivision Basidiomycotina
subdivision Coniferophytina
subdivision Cycadophyta

Literary usage of Subdivide

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1. A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records by Charles William Manwaring (1904)
"And that also they do subdivide and distribute that third part of the sd. estate appointed for the children that are now living of Capt. ..."

2. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1888)
"From these large tracheae there arise a great number of smaller ones, not shown in the figures, which branch and subdivide, and extend to all parts of the ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Surveying and Boundaries by Frank Emerson Clark (1922)
"To subdivide quarter section lying along north and west boundaries of township.—The quarter-quarter corners having been established in the manner provided ..."

4. The American Settler's Guide: A Popular Exposition of the Public Land System by Henry Norris Copp (1895)
"HOW TO subdivide SECTION'S. The course to be pursued in the subdivision of sections is to run straight lines from the established quarter-section ..."

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