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Meaning of DIVISIBLE

Pronunciation:  di'vizubul

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  capable of being or liable to be divided or separated; "even numbers are divisible by two"; "the Americans fought a bloody war to prove that their nation is not divisible"

DIVISIBLE is a 9 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: cleavable, dissociable, dissociative, dividable, divisible by(p), partible, separable, severable
 Antonyms: indivisible



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Di*vis"i*ble\, a. [L. divisibilis, fr. dividere: cf.
    F. divisible. See {Divide}.]
    Capable of being divided or separated.
          Extended substance . . . is divisible into parts. --Sir
                                                   W. Hamilton.
    {Divisible contract} (Law), a contract containing agreements
       one of which can be separated from the other.
    {Divisible offense} (Law), an offense containing a lesser
       offense in one of a greater grade, so that on the latter
       there can be an acquittal, while on the former there can
       be a conviction. -- {Di*vis"i*ble*ness}, n. --
       {Di*vis"i*bly}, adv.
  2. \Di*vis"i*ble\, n.
    A divisible substance. --Glanvill.