divisible

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE word
*dwóh₁

From Middle English divisible, from Old French, from Late Latin divisibilis, from the verb Latin divido.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): [dɪˈvɪzɪbəɫ]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

divisible (not comparable)

  1. Capable of being divided or split.
  2. (arithmetic) Of an integer, that, when divided by another integer, leaves no remainder.
    12 is divisible by 3.

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Noun[edit]

divisible (plural divisibles)

  1. Any substance that can be divided.
    • 1661, Joseph Glanvill, chapter V, in The Vanity of Dogmatizing: Or Confidence in Opinions. [], London: [] E. C. for Henry Eversden [], OCLC 801399482; reprinted in The Vanity of Dogmatizing [] (Series III: Philosophy; 6), New York, N.Y.: For the Facsimile Text Society by Columbia University Press, 1931, OCLC 603189094, page 53:
      The compoſition of Bodies, whether it be of Diviſibles or Indiviſibles, is a queſtion which must be rank'd with the Indiſſolvibles: For though it hath been attempted by the moſt illuſtrious Wits of all Philoſophick Ages; yet they have done little elſe, but ſhewn their own diviſions to be almoſt as infinite, as ſome ſuppoſe thoſe of their Subject.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin dīvīsibilis.

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divisible (masculine and feminine plural divisibles)

  1. divisible (capable of being divided)
    Antonym: indivisible
  2. (arithmetic) divisible (of an integer, that when divided leaves no remainder)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, borrowed from Late Latin divisibilis, from the verb Latin divido.

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divisible (plural divisibles)

  1. divisible

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dīvīsibilis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dibiˈsible/, [d̪i.β̞iˈsi.β̞le]

Adjective[edit]

divisible (plural divisibles)

  1. divisible (capable of being divided)
    Antonym: indivisible
  2. (arithmetic) divisible (of an integer, that when divided leaves no remainder)

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