Updated: 10/07/2019 by Computer Hope

Divide may refer to any of the following:

1. In mathematics, divide is a term represented by the forward slash ( / ) that describes how many times a number goes into another number. For example, 10 divided by 2 (10 / 2) equals 5.

2. A divider can describe a person or thing that divides. A divider also describes one or more characters that separate text. For example, the @ (at sign) is used in an e-mail address as a divider. It separates a person's unique name or alias from the domain name which operates the e-mail service. Another word for this type of divider is delimiter.

Forward slash, Separator