Simple Definition of bisect
: to divide (something) into two equal parts
Examples of bisect
Draw a line that bisects the angle.
The city is bisected by the highway.
Origin of bisect
1bi- + intersect
First Known Use: circa 1645
Rhymes with bisect
abject, advect, affect, aspect, cathect, collect, confect, connect, convect, correct, cowl-necked, defect, deflect, deject, detect, direct, Dordrecht, effect, eject, elect, erect, ewe-necked, expect, goosenecked, infect, inflect, inject, insect, inspect, neglect, object, pandect, porrect, prefect, prelect, project, prospect, protect, refect, reflect, reject, resect, respect, ring-necked, roll-necked, select, stiff-necked, subject, suspect, traject, transect, trisect, Utrecht, V-necked
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