divisible

[ dih-viz-uh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF divisible
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It is opposed to the whole, or that which is divisible into parts.

He regarded the datum as divisible into perception and matter.

What is not divisible is not movable, and hence cannot be body.

Now, to modify an object, we have to perceive it as divisible and discontinuous.

Every year of which the figure is divisible by four is a leap-year.

When he insists that she is divisible, it is always relatively (to the body).

We must therefore admit that this form (that resides in bodies) is also divisible.

Whole of divisible and indivisible parts, human soul is, iv.

But this assumes that the Form is divisible — or is not essentially One.

It is plain that none of these Forms can be divisible, or can have parts.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Old French divisibile, from Late Latin divisibilis, from divis-, past participle stem of Latin dividere (see divide (v.)).

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