# common divisor

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## common divisor

*n.*

A quantity that is a factor of two or more quantities. Also called

*common factor*.## common divisor

*n*

(Mathematics) another name for common factor

## com′mon divi′sor

*n.*

a number that is a submultiple of all the numbers of a given set. Also called

**com′mon fac′tor.**[1840–50]

## common divisor

A number that is a factor of two or more numbers. For example, 3 is a common divisor of both 9 and 15. Also called

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Noun | 1. | common divisor - an integer that divides two (or more) other integers evenlydivisor, factor - one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer; "what are the 4 factors of 6?" greatest common divisor, greatest common factor, highest common factor - the largest integer that divides without remainder into a set of integers |

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