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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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Typically, these developers buy 1-acre parcels, land zoned for residential agricultural use, then subdivide it for up to six single-family homes.
A Canoga Park property once used for work on the Space Shuttle was a step closer Wednesday to becoming a shopping center, after the Los Angeles City Council voted to subdivide the site.
He bought 664 acres of Valley land, but to farm, not to subdivide.
The property offers current income and the ability to further subdivide and upgrade the property for multiple flex-space tenants.
This includes the ability to subdivide the leased channels and re-assign bandwidth to an increased number of shipboard terminals, in response to DND operational requirements.
The introduction subdivides into (A) "Style" and (B) "Life in Politics.
No doubt in recognition of humans' risible inability even to set a comparatively primitive VCR correctly, the onscreen user interface subdivides programming into nine categories.
Hamilton subdivides historicism into two camps: (1) hermeneutical historicism, which insists on the primacy of historical contexts to the interpretation of all texts.