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Definition of "divisible" [di•vis•i•ble]

  • Capable of being divided, especially with no remainder: 15 is divisible by 3 and 5. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "divisible" in a sentence
  • "The vessel is usually described as divisible into parts, according to the regions which it traverses."
  • "You’re assuming Gaza is divisible from the West Bank, so that it can be treated separately from the West Bank."
  • "The perinaeum, Fig. 3, Plate 50, is, for surgical purposes, described as divisible into two spaces (anterior and posterior) by a transverse line drawn from one tuber ischii, D, to the other, D, and crossing in front of the anus."