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divisible

[ dih-viz-uh-buhl ]
/ dɪˈvɪz ə bəl /
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Definition of divisible

adjective
capable of being divided.
Mathematics.
  1. capable of being evenly divided, without remainder.
  2. of or relating 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.
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Origin of divisible

1545–55; (<Anglo-French ) <Late Latin dīvīsibilis, equivalent to Latin dīvīs(us), past participle of dīvidere to divide (dī-di-2 + vīd- (variant stem) + -tus past participle suffix) + -ibilis-ible

OTHER WORDS FROM divisible

di·vis·i·ble·ness, noundi·vis·i·bly, adverbnon·di·vis·i·ble, adjectiveun·di·vis·i·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for divisible

divisible
/ (dɪˈvɪzəbəl) /

adjective
capable of being divided, usually with no remainder

Derived forms of divisible

divisibleness, noundivisibly, adverb
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