We have one party, the Democrats, divided into a right wing and a left wing.
“The nation is divided, David, because of attitudes like that,” Huntsman said to applause from the audience.
The ruling was not divided across the predictable liberal-conservative divide.
In LaPierre's mind, the world is divided between law-abiding citizens and dangerous criminals.
The plays are divided into three parts, which can be seen individually or all together over the course of a day.
Hyde interfered, and proposed that the question should be divided.
So we voice our hope and our belief that we can help to heal this divided world.
The Parichha brought to Him plenty of prasd which He divided among all.
There they sat down around a council table, and there they divided the spoils.
We were not divided in our minds as to whether we should turn back its hands.
early 14c., from Latin dividere "to force apart, cleave, distribute," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + -videre "to separate," from PIE root *weidh- "to separate" (see widow; also see with).
Mathematical sense is from early 15c. Divide and rule (c.1600) translates Latin divide et impera, a maxim of Machiavelli. Related: Divided; dividing.
1640s, "act of dividing," from divide (v.). Meaning "watershed, separation between river valleys" is first recorded 1807, American English.
divide di·vide (dĭ-vīd')
v. di·vid·ed, di·vid·ing, di·vides
To separate or become separated into parts, sections, groups, or branches.
To sector into units of measurement; graduate.
To separate and group according to kind; classify.
To branch out, as a blood vessel.
To undergo cell division.