1. to separate into parts, groups, sections, etc.

2. to separate or part from something else; sunder; cut off.

3. to deal out in parts; distribute in shares; apportion.

4. to cleave; part.

5. to separate in opinion or feeling; cause to disagree.


6. a division.

7. Physical Geography: the line or zone of higher ground between two adjacent streams or drainage basins.

8. Archaic: the act of dividing.

Etymology: Middle English (< Anglo-French divider) < Latin divider - to separate, divide.