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separated; separate.
shared; apportioned.
(of a leaf) cut into distinct portions by incisions extending to the midrib or base.

1555–65; divide + -ed2

dividedly, adverb
dividedness, noun
quasi-divided, adjective
quasi-dividedly, adverb
self-divided, adjective
semidivided, adjective
undivided, adjective
well-divided, adjective Unabridged
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divided (dɪˈvaɪdɪd)
1.  botany another word for dissected
2.  split; not united

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., from L. dividere "to force apart, cleave, distribute," from dis- "apart" + -videre "to separate," from PIE base *widh- "to separate," related to widow; and see with. Mathematical sense is from early 15c. The noun meaning "watershed, separation
between river valleys" is first recorded 1807. Divider "partition or screen," especially in a room, is from 1959. Divide and rule (c.1600) translates L. divide et impera, a maxim of Machiavelli. Related: Divided; dividing.
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Medical Dictionary

divide di·vide (dĭ-vīd')
v. di·vid·ed, di·vid·ing, di·vides

  1. To separate or become separated into parts, sections, groups, or branches.

  2. To sector into units of measurement; graduate.

  3. To separate and group according to kind; classify.

  4. To branch out, as a blood vessel.

  5. To undergo cell division.

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Science Dictionary
divide   (dĭ-vīd')  Pronunciation Key 
  1. To subject (a number) to the process of division.

  2. To be a divisor of.

  3. To use (a number) as a divisor.

  4. To perform the operation of division.

  5. To undergo cell division.

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