Definition of divisible adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɪˈvɪzəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈvɪzəbl//
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[not usually before noun] divisible (by something) that can be divided, usually with nothing remaining 8 is divisible by 2 and 4, but not by 3. opposite indivisible Word Originlate Middle English: from late Latin divisibilis, from divis- ‘divided’, from the verb dividere ‘force apart, remove’.Extra examples A prime number is evenly divisible only by itself and 1. He argued that all matter was infinitely divisible. Plants are divisible into three main groups. Twelve is divisible by four.
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