Pronunciation: (sub"di-vīd', sub'di-vīd"), [key]
—v., -vid•ed, -vid•ing.
1. to divide (that which has already been divided) into smaller parts; divide again after a first division.
2. to divide into parts.
3. to divide (a plot, tract of land, etc.) into building lots.
to become separated into divisions.
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