Subdivide definition

sŭbdĭ-vīd, sŭbdĭ-vīd
To divide (land) into small parcels for sale, as by a real-estate firm.
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To divide a part or parts of into smaller parts.
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To form into subdivisions.
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To divide further after previous division has been made.
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To divide into a number of parts, especially to divide (land) into lots.
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(intransitive) To divide into smaller sections.
  • (real estate) To divide a plot of land into plots for residences; to convert open land into housing.
    This used to be farmland before developers bought it and subdivided it.
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(intransitive) To divide divisions into smaller divisions.
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Origin of subdivide

  • sub- +"Ž divide

    From Wiktionary