# greatest common divisor

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## great·est common divisor

(grā′tĭst)*n.*

*Abbr.*

**gcd**

The largest number that divides evenly into each of a given set of numbers. Also called

*greatest common factor*,*highest common factor*.## greatest common divisor

*n*

(Mathematics) another name for highest common factor

## great′est com′mon divi′sor

*n.*

the largest number that is a common divisor of a given set of numbers.

*Abbr.:*G.C.D. Also called**great′est com′mon fac′tor.**ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonyms

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Noun | 1. | greatest common divisor - the largest integer that divides without remainder into a set of integerscommon divisor, common factor, common measure - an integer that divides two (or more) other integers evenly |

Translations

**největší společný dělitel**

**suurin yhteinen tekijä**

**最大公約多項式**

**最大公約数**

**grootste gemene deler**

**största gemensamma delare**

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