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Pronunciation: / divize /

Translation of diviser in English:

verbe transitif

also: se diviser verbe pronominal

  • 1 (se désunir)
    to become divided
    sur over
  • 2 (être divisible) See examples: la liberté ne se divise pas
    freedom is indivisible
  • 3 (être séparé)
    to be divided
    en into
    le dictionnaire se divise en deux parties
    the dictionary is divided into two parts
    se diviser en deux/dix
    to be divided into two/ten
  • 4 (Mathématiques)
    to be divisible
    par by
    trente se divise par cinq
    thirty is divisible by five

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