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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.
We cannot observe infinitesimals, whether in time or space; we do not even know whether time and space are infinitely divisible.
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'.
The outcome of these appeals depends on whether the Wisconsin statute is divisible or not, which depends in turn on the sometimes slippery distinction between a crime's elements and means.
The federal government would transfer the income from divisible pool to provinces under 7th NFC award.
The federal government is asking for a seven per cent share from the gross divisible pool, and not from the federal divisible pool.
ISLAMABAD -- After the 18th Amendment, the biggest problem the federal government faces is the divisible pool of taxes, which is hard to resolve.
5 percent resources to the provinces from federal divisible pool.
ISLAMABAD -- The provincial governments should show open heartedness for making space from the gross divisible pool for the development of Azad Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan and FATA.
Pour determiner avec certitude si une annee est bissextile, il faut donc verifier qu'elle est divisible par 4 et non divisible par 100, ou divisible par 400.
Divisibility tests were required to know whether a number (large enough) was divisible by a given integer or not?
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.