divide evenly


of a number
: to be capable of dividing into a larger number an exact number of times such that there is nothing left over
Two divides evenly into eight.

Examples of divide evenly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Democrats, independents and moderates divide evenly on a ban, while Republicans and conservatives are at least twice as likely to support than oppose it. Jared Sousa, ABC News, 7 May 2024 Break 4 chocolate bars into 16 equal pieces (3 rectangles each) and divide evenly among bottom buns. Joy Cho, Good Housekeeping, 8 Aug. 2023 Those who see the country as less safe divide evenly, 21% somewhat less safe, 20% much less. Sofi Sinozich, ABC News, 8 Sep. 2021 Place tortillas in a large roasting pan or divide evenly between 2 baking sheets and spread into an even layer. Gretchen McKay, Hartford Courant, 9 Feb. 2023 Using tongs, remove pastrami from skillet, allowing extra liquid to drip off, then divide evenly among 4 slices of bread. Maureen Lee Lenker, EW.com, 26 July 2022 Many users also expressed frustration with the fact that BioWare Points were only sold in bundles of 800, often leaving them with leftover points after making DLC purchases that didn't divide evenly into point packages. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, 14 July 2022 Drain noodles, reserving some of the cooking liquid, and divide evenly among the individual bowls or transfer to the large serving bowl. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 21 Mar. 2022 Dice up remaining tablespoon of butter and divide evenly over fish. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 20 May 2021

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“Divide evenly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/divide%20evenly. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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