Meaning of DIVIDED in English

DIVIDED

transcription, транскрипция: [ adjective ]

Date: 14th century

1.

a. : separated into parts or pieces

b. of a leaf : cut into distinct parts by incisions extending to the base or to the midrib

c. : having a barrier (as a guardrail) to separate lanes of traffic going in opposite directions

a divided highway

2.

a. : disagreeing with each other : disunited

b. : directed or moved toward conflicting interests, states, or objects

divided loyalties

3. : separated by distance

familiar objects from which she had never dreamed of being divided — James Joyce

• di·vid·ed·ly də-ˈvī-dəd-lē adverb

• di·vid·ed·ness -nəs noun

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.