divider Definition

a thing that divides something into parts, such as a screen or wall.

Using divider: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "divider" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The divider between the two rooms was removed to create a larger space.

  • Example

    The bookshelf has adjustable dividers to accommodate books of different sizes.

  • Example

    The highway has a concrete divider to separate traffic going in opposite directions.

divider Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with divider

  • a method of dividing one number by another using repeated subtraction and multiplication


    I learned long division in elementary school.

  • a number that divides two or more numbers without leaving a remainder


    The common divisors of 12 and 18 are 1, 2, 3, and 6.

  • tax bracket

    a range of income levels that are taxed at a specific rate


    If your income falls within the 22% tax bracket, you will pay 22 cents in taxes for every dollar you earn above the previous bracket.


Summary: divider in Brief

A 'divider' [dɪˈvaɪdər] is an object that separates or divides something into parts. Examples include screens, walls, or barriers. The term can also refer to adjustable dividers in bookshelves or drawers. 'Divider' is used in phrases like 'long division,' a mathematical method, and 'common divisor,' a number that divides two or more numbers without leaving a remainder.

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