Sub`di*vide" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Subdivided (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Subdividing.] [L. subdividere, sub under + dividere to divide. See Divide.]

To divide the parts of (anything) into more parts; to part into smaller divisions; to divide again, as what has already been divided.

The progenies of Cham and Japhet swarmed into colonies, and those colonies were subdivided into many others. Dryden.

 

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Sub`di*vide", v. i.

To be, or to become, subdivided.

 

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