divide up - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb
present tense
I/you/we/theydivide up
he/she/itdivides up
present participledividing up
past tensedivided up
past participledivided up
  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
    divide up into:

    Let’s divide up into groups now.

  3. 3
    [transitive] same as divide1

    The money will be divided up among five different charities.

See also main entry: divide