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 for divided
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Divide \Di*vide"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Divided; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Dividing.] [L. dividere, divisum; di- = dis- + root
     signifying to part; cf. Skr. vyadh to pierce; perh. akin to
     L. vidua widow, and E. widow. Cf. Device, Devise.]
     1. To part asunder (a whole); to sever into two or more parts
        or pieces; to sunder; to separate into parts.
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              Divide the living child in two.       --1 Kings iii.
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     2. To cause to be separate; to keep apart by a partition, or
        by an imaginary line or limit; as, a wall divides two
        houses; a stream divides the towns.
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              Let it divide the waters from the waters. --Gen. i.
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     3. To make partition of among a number; to apportion, as
        profits of stock among proprietors; to give in shares; to
        distribute; to mete out; to share.
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              True justice unto people to divide.   --Spenser.
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              Ye shall divide the land by lot.      --Num. xxxiii.
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     4. To disunite in opinion or interest; to make discordant or
        hostile; to set at variance.
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              If a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom
              can not stand.                        --Mark iii.
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              Every family became now divided within itself.
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     5. To separate into two parts, in order to ascertain the
        votes for and against a measure; as, to divide a
        legislative house upon a question.
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     6. (Math.) To subject to arithmetical division.
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     7. (Logic) To separate into species; -- said of a genus or
        generic term.
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     8. (Mech.) To mark divisions on; to graduate; as, to divide a
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     9. (Music) To play or sing in a florid style, or with
        variations. [Obs.] --Spenser.
     Syn: To sever; dissever; sunder; cleave; disjoin; disunite;
          detach; disconnect; part; distribute; share.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Divided \Di*vid"ed\, a.
     1. Parted; disunited; distributed.
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     2. (Bot.) Cut into distinct parts, by incisions which reach
        the midrib; -- said of a leaf.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided"
             [ant: united]
      2: having a median strip or island between lanes of traffic
         moving in opposite directions; "a divided highway" [syn:
         divided, dual-lane]
      3: distributed in portions (often equal) on the basis of a plan
         or purpose [syn: divided, divided up, shared, shared

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  38 Moby Thesaurus words for "divided":
     alienated, bifurcated, bisected, branched, branching, cleft,
     cloven, detached, dichotomous, dimidiate, disaffected,
     disarticulated, disconnected, disengaged, disjoined, disjoint,
     disjointed, disjunct, dislocated, dispersed, disunited, divorced,
     estranged, forked, forking, halved, irreconcilable, isolated,
     ramified, removed, riven, scattered, segregated, separated,
     sequestered, shut off, split, torn

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