from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Separated into parts or pieces.
- adj. Being in a state of disagreement or disunity: a divided nation.
- adj. Moved by conflicting interests, emotions, or activities: divided loyalties.
- adj. Separated by distance: a child divided from her familiar surroundings.
- adj. Having the lanes for opposing traffic separated: divided highways.
- adj. Botany Having indentations extending to the midrib or base and forming distinct lobes: divided leaves.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of divide.
- adj. separated or split into pieces
- adj. having conflicting interests or emotions
- adj. disunited
- adj. (of a road) separated into lanes, that move in opposite directions, by a median
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Parted; disunited; distributed.
- adj. Cut into distinct parts, by incisions which reach the midrib; -- said of a leaf.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Parted; separated; disunited; distributed: as, a divided hoof; a divided estate.
- In phonology, applied to a consonant, as l, formed with the mouth-passage divided in the middle by the tongue pressed against the gum or palate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a median strip or island between lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions
- adj. distributed in portions (often equal) on the basis of a plan or purpose
- adj. separated into parts or pieces
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