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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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Others decided not to go ahead with subdividing their land because they found buyers who wanted the whole parcel.
By subdividing these areas into over 100 sub-groups, identification and location of a service, and therefore supplier, is said to be as simple and quick as possible.
Assume a taxpayer had entered into an arrangement with a real estate broker under which the broker was to find property suitable for subdividing and resale, the taxpayer advanced the money to purchase the property, and the broker did all the work necessary to subdivide and sell the property to home builders.
The sale demonstrates LMI's commitment to subdividing and selling off portions of Mare Island to other users and the important role that the environmental cleanup plays in the economic reuse of the former naval shipyard.
Plans for the subject property include subdividing the lots and selling for development of small office buildings and office condominiums.