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present tense
I/you/we/theydivide up
he/she/itdivides up
present participledividing up
past tensedivided up
past participledivided up

Related dictionary definitions

  1. 1
    [transitive] same as divide1 (sense 1)
    divide up into:

    Divide the children up into groups of four.

    a secret Soviet-German pact for dividing up Europe in 1940

  2. 2
    [intransitive] same as divide1 (sense 1a)
    divide up into:

    Let's divide up into groups now.

  3. 3
    [transitive] same as divide1 (sense 1b)

    The money will be divided up among five different charities.

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