divide into - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] maths
present tense
I/you/we/theydivide into
he/she/itdivides into
present participledividing into
past tensedivided into
past participledivided into
  1. divide something into something to do a mathematical calculation to find out how many times a smaller number will fit into a larger number

    Divide 3 into 9.

See also main entry: divide