# divisible

*divisible*on Thesaurus.com

capable of being divided.

Mathematics.

capable of being evenly divided, without remainder.

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.

## Origin of divisible

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## Other words from divisible

- di·vis·i·ble·ness, noun
- di·vis·i·bly, adverb
- non·di·vis·i·ble, adjective
- un·di·vis·i·ble, adjective

## Words Nearby divisible

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## How to use divisible in a sentence

The task is easily

*divisible*into portions, so you always know exactly what fraction of the task is left.The same is true for the National Archives, Office of Presidential Personnel and Office of Personnel Management who are buried in years easily

*divisible*by four.Mathematicians want to understand the sizes of collections of vertices with other numeric properties in common — like large groups of vertices, none of which is connected to a number of other vertices that’s evenly

*divisible*by 3 or 5.Mathematicians Answer Old Question About Odd Graphs | Kevin Hartnett | May 19, 2021 | Quanta MagazineYou may recognize that they’re all prime — evenly

*divisible*only by themselves and 1 — but these particular primes are even more unusual.Mathematicians Find a New Class of Digitally Delicate Primes | Steve Nadis | March 30, 2021 | Quanta MagazineIn this case, you can use the tricks you learned in school for determining if a number is

*divisible*by a given digit.Celebrating the Playful Magic of John Horton Conway | Pradeep Mutalik | October 15, 2020 | Quanta Magazine

It turns out that 60 is a wonderful number because it is

*divisible*by one, two, three, four, five, and six.How Long Is a Year? Is the Earth Slowing Down? And Other Questions About Time | Neil Shubin | January 6, 2013 | THE DAILY BEASTThe mere fact that it divides itself, or imparts itself to others, shows that it was already

*divisible*before the division.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3 | Plotinos (Plotinus)Every year of which the figure is

*divisible*by four is a leap-year.Astronomy for Amateurs | Camille FlammarionStill another pretty stitch, easily adjusted to any garment, is as follows: Chain a number of stitches

*divisible*by 3, turn.Handbook of Wool Knitting and Crochet | AnonymousIn Denmark the peat deposits of this age are

*divisible*into five layers, characterised by different dominant forms of trees.The Principles of Stratigraphical Geology | J. E. MarrThe largest dock is

*divisible*by a central caisson so that four ships can be docked at one time.

## British Dictionary definitions for divisible

/ (dɪˈvɪzəbəl) /

capable of being divided, usually with no remainder

## Derived forms of divisible

- divisibleness, noun
- divisibly, adverb

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