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subdivide

verb apportion, bisect, break down, classify, cleave, cut, dissect, dissever, distribute, divide, divide into parcels, divide up, graduate, group, parrel, partition, portion, redistribute, redivide, separate, sever, share, split, sunder
See also: apportion, arrange, break, codify, dichotomize, disjoint, file, parcel, part, partition, pigeonhole, separate, sever, sort, split

TO SUBDIVIDE. To divide a part of a thing which has already been divided. For example, when a person dies leaving children, and grandchildren, the children of one of his own who is dead, his property is divided into as many shares as he had children, including the deceased, and the share of the deceased is subdivided into as many shares as he had children.

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Reinecker, 74, got a notice from the county, saying if he subdivides his property he could be forced to give up his portion of the road for a trail.
Clients who subdivide land or develop land as condominium units, and then sell the subdivided and developed land, normally have their entire gain taxed at high ordinary income tax rates, since the client is classified as a "dealer" selling "inventory" in the form of subdivided lots or condominiums.
ME did not subdivide, develop or improve any of its property.
While some owners choose to subdivide their vast tracts into mini ranches to recoup some of the operating costs, most ranches are not income generators.
On the lower level, glazed screens subdivide the working area by alternating between translucent and opaque glass panels along the space's longitudinal and transverse axis, while from behind the centralized reception desk, a secret staircase carves its way through to the boardroom above.
Upon the subsequent sale of the remaining property, the portion that the taxpayer did not subdivide produced capital gain.
After living there for several years he decided to subdivide some of the land and sell it off.