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English verb: subdivide

1. subdivide (change) form into subdivisions

SamplesThe cells subdivided.

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)divide, part, separate

Verb groupsubdivide

2. subdivide (change) divide into smaller and smaller pieces

SamplesThis apartment cannot be subdivided any further!.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)carve up, dissever, divide, separate, split, split up

Verb groupsubdivide

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