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Capable of being divided, especially with no remainder: 15 is divisible by 3 and 5.

di·vis′i·bil′i·ty, di·vis′i·ble·ness n.
di·vis′i·bly adv.


capable of being divided, usually with no remainder
diˈvisibleness n
diˈvisibly adv


(dɪˈvɪz ə bəl)

1. capable of being divided.
a. capable of being evenly divided, without remainder.
b. of or pertaining to a group in which given any element and any integer, there is a second element that when raised to the integer equals the first element.
[1545–55; (< Anglo-French) < Late Latin dīvīsibilis= Latin dīvīs(us), past participle of dīvidere to divide + -ibilis -ible]
di•vis′i•ble•ness, n.
di•vis′i•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.divisible - capable of being or liable to be divided or separated; "even numbers are divisible by two"; "the Americans fought a bloody war to prove that their nation is not divisible"
indivisible - impossible of undergoing division; "an indivisible union of states"; "one nation indivisible"
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[dɪˈvɪzəbl] ADJdivisible


[dɪˈvɪzɪbəl] adj
[number] → divisible
divisible by → divisible par
to be divisible into [group, field] → pouvoir être divisé(e) en, pouvoir se diviser en

Integrity is not divisible → L'intégrité n'est pas une notion divisible.


adjteilbar (by durch)


[dɪˈvɪzəbl] adj divisible (by)divisibile (per)


(diˈvaid) verb
1. to separate into parts or groups. The wall divided the garden in two; The group divided into three when we got off the bus; We are divided (= We do not agree) as to where to spend our holidays.
2. (with between or among) to share. We divided the sweets between us.
3. to find out how many times one number contains another. 6 divided by 2 equals 3.
diˈviders noun plural
a measuring instrument used in geometry.
divisible (diˈvizəbl) adjective
able to be divided. 100 is divisible by 4.
division (diˈviʒən) noun
1. (an) act of dividing.
2. something that separates; a dividing line. a ditch marks the division between their two fields.
3. a part or section (of an army etc). He belongs to B division of the local police force.
4. (a) separation of thought; disagreement.
5. the finding of how many times one number is contained in another.
divisional (diˈviʒənl) adjective
of a division. The soldier contacted divisional headquarters.
References in classic literature ?
I was disposed straightway to search for other truths and when I had represented to myself the object of the geometers, which I conceived to be a continuous body or a space indefinitely extended in length, breadth, and height or depth, divisible into divers parts which admit of different figures and sizes, and of being moved or transposed in all manner of ways(for all this the geometers suppose to be in the object they contemplate), I went over some of their simplest demonstrations.
To keep count of thousands of paces, Hurree Chunder's experience had shown him nothing more valuable than a rosary of eighty-one or a hundred and eight beads, for 'it was divisible and sub-divisible into many multiples and sub-multiples'.
We cannot observe infinitesimals, whether in time or space; we do not even know whether time and space are infinitely divisible.
Contract notice: Reliance of the financial service and bank financing for the acquisition of a maximum of 14,919,000 euros divisible, for possible financing of investments allocated in the budget 2015/2017 and subsequent amendments, to be finalized in one or more tranches by on 31.
From the current budget figures, one can infer that even now the KP like Balochistan does not have the capacity to raise much provincial taxes, and has to largely depend on receipts directly or indirectly coming from the federal divisible pool or grants.
PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finance, Muzaffar Said has urged the federal government to increase the share of the province under the head of war on terror from 1 per cent of the total divisible pool to 3 percent and special package for hosting IDPs and Afghan refugees.
For example, a number is even if it is exactly divisible by two, or it can be factored into two times another number (or another number times two), or if you can divide that number of things into two equal groups (or groups of two) while leaving no remainder.
With its extensive amount of divisible space, the building offers a unique opportunity for smaller retailers to finally enter the Times Square market, while it also provides the ideal space for a larger retailer looking to open a flagship in the area.
I really like even numbers, and I like heavily divisible numbers.
586 billion till January 31, 2013 to the provincial governments on account of their share in taxes from divisible pool during the current fiscal year (2012-13) under the formula of National Finance Commission (NFC) Award.
Ramanujan developed an approximate formula in 1918, which helped him spot that numbers ending in 4 or 9 have a partition number divisible by 5, and he found similar rules for partition numbers divisible by 7 and 11.
It has 4,880 sq meters of divisible exhibition space; a 1,944 sq meter banquet hall that can seat 2,000 persons; and 1,053 sq meters of divisible meeting room spaces.