divisible divisible  /dɪ ˈvɪ zə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of being or liable to be divided or separated

Usage(s):

  1. Too many novels feel tidy, as if the world were neatly divisible into East and West, good and bad.
  2. Samuel Krieger's number is not divisible by 3; and if it were, the quotient would be about ten times greater than Reader Bronson's.
  3. And it wouldn't be a year divisible by four if there weren't a movie out that attacks Moore.

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Quotes

  1. "We are not going to countenance that somehow ...... the Palestinians are divisible," Rice told reporters. "We're not going to abandon the Palestinians who are living in Gaza."
    on Jun 18, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "The threat of terrorism is not divisible. The fight against it is also not divisible. The defence of freedom and peace is also not divisible," Singh said.
    on Dec 12, 2008 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Press Trust of India

  3. John Ruskin, a British art critic and author, said this about books: "All books are divisible into two classes: the books of the hour, and the books of all time."
    on Nov 25, 2006 By: John Ruskin Source: Washington Post

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