Meaning of divide

Definition of divide

(noun) a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
(verb) separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
perform a division; "Can you divide 49 by seven?"
act as a barrier between; stand between; "The mountain range divides the two countries"
come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated"
force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"

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