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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.
The building, comprising dual "center core" pods, subdivides well for multiple users within each pod, down to unit sizes as small as 2,000 s/f.
The S corp then develops and subdivides the land, obtains government entitlements, and constructs improvements and condominiums.