HyperDic: subdivide

English > 2 senses of the word subdivide:
VERBchangesubdivideform into subdivisions
changesubdividedivide into smaller and smaller pieces
subdivide > pronunciation
Rhymesabide ... Yuletide: 172 rhymes with ayd...
English > subdivide: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningform into subdivisions.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The cells subdivided"
Broaderseparate, divide, partcome apart
Similar tosubdividedivide into smaller and smaller pieces
Nounssubdivisionthe act of subdividing / subdividing
English > subdivide: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningdivide into smaller and smaller pieces.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"This apartment cannot be subdivided any further!"
Broaderdivide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve upseparate into parts or portions
Similar tosubdivideform into subdivisions
Nounssubdividersomeone who divides parts into smaller parts (especially a divider of land into building sites)
subdivisionthe act of subdividing / subdividing

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