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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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Redman sold more than 2,500 raw parcels and has been accused of illegally subdividing land, selling improperly zoned land and also selling land he didn't own.
CGI announces that its Board of Directors has today adopted a resolution subdividing all of its outstanding shares on a two for one basis.
The 12-month effort entailed the subdividing of two floors to create multitenant configurations at one the premier office properties adjacent to the United Nations.
Clifton said the state's Timber Harvest review process assures that sensitive environmental planning received the highest priority on the former ranch, which had also been earlier approved for subdividing into rural homesites.
CyberAmerica has considered the possibility of subdividing the land and selling it.