Usage examples for subdivide

  1. Vavasours subdivide again to vassals, exchanging land and cattle, human or otherwise, against fealty, and so the iron chain of a military hierarchy, forged of mutually interdependent links, is stretched over each little province. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  2. But it rarely happens that any one work requires the use of all these divisions; and we often assume some natural distinction and order of parts, naming each as we find it; and also subdivide into articles, verses, cantoes, stanzas, and other portions, as the nature of the subject suggests. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  3. The government sells no smaller piece than a field of twenty- five acres, but purchasers can buy in partnership and afterwards subdivide it. – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis