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Meaning of DIVIDER

Pronunciation:  di'vIdur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
  2. [n]  a person who separates something into parts or groups
  3. [n]  a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics

DIVIDER is a 7 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: partition, splitter
 Antonyms: lumper
 See Also: bulkhead, construction, human, individual, mortal, person, screen, somebody, someone, soul, structure, subdivider, systematist, taxonomer, taxonomist, wall



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Di*vid"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, divides; that which separates
   anything into parts.

2. One who deals out to each his share.

         Who made me a judge or a divider over you? --Luke
                                               xii. 14.

3. One who, or that which, causes division.

         Hate is of all things the mightiest divider.

         Money, the great divider of the world. --Swift.

4. pl. An instrument for dividing lines, describing circles,
   etc., compasses. See {Compasses}.

Note: The word dividers is usually applied to the instrument
      as made for the use of draughtsmen, etc.; compasses to
      the coarser instrument used by carpenters.