AskDefine | Define subdivide

Dictionary Definition



1 form into subdivisions; "The cells subdivided"
2 divide into smaller and smaller pieces; "This apartment cannot be subdivided any further!"

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  1. To divide into smaller sections.


To divide into smaller sections

Extensive Definition

Subdivision may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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