divisible

adjective di·vis·i·ble \ də-ˈvi-zə-bəl \
Updated on: 24 Mar 2018

Definition of divisible

: capable of being divided
  • a number divisible by 3

divisibility

play \də-ˌvi-zə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of divisible in a Sentence

  1. 9 is divisible by 3

  2. easily divisible into enough pieces for everyone

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First Known Use of divisible

15th century

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divisible Synonyms

Synonyms

separable;

Near Antonyms

combinable, joinable;

Related Words

detachable;

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms


DIVISIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

divisible

Definition of divisible for English Language Learners

  • : able to be divided


DIVISIBLE Defined for Kids

divisible

adjective di·vis·i·ble \ də-ˈvi-zə-bəl \

Definition of divisible for Students

: possible to divide or separate
  • Nine is divisible by three.

Law Dictionary

divisible

adjective di·vis·i·ble \ də-ˈvi-zə-bəl \

legal Definition of divisible

: capable of being divided especially into independent parts (as promises or interests)
  • a divisible contract
— compare entire

divisibility

play \də-ˌvi-zə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun


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