dividable

[dih-vahy-duh-buhl]
adjective
capable of being divided; divisible.

Origin:
1580–90; divide + -able

dividableness, noun
undividable, adjective
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divide (dɪˈvaɪd)
 
vb
1.  to separate or be separated into parts or groups; split up; part
2.  to share or be shared out in parts; distribute
3.  to diverge or cause to diverge in opinion or aim: the issue divided the management
4.  (tr) to keep apart or be a boundary between: the Rio Grande divides Mexico from the United States
5.  (intr) (in Parliament and similar legislatures) to vote by separating into two groups
6.  to categorize; classify
7.  to calculate the quotient of (one number or quantity) and (another number or quantity) by division: to divide 50 by 10; to divide 10 into 50; to divide by 10
8.  (intr) to diverge: the roads divide
9.  (tr) to mark increments of (length, angle, etc) as by use of an engraving machine
 
n
10.  chiefly (US), (Canadian) See also continental divide an area of relatively high ground separating drainage basins; watershed
11.  a division; split
 
[C14: from Latin dīvidere to force apart, from di-² + vid- separate, from the source of viduus bereaved, viduawidow]
 
di'vidable
 
adj

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Example sentences
Dividable restrooms to minimize disruption during cleaning.
It's not something that is going to be sub dividable.
Property owners with sub-dividable land will share in the cost of certain waterline extensions.
Any amount remaining after this calculation is the profit dividable under the agreement.
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