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divisibleadjective apportionable, bisectable, capable of being divided, cleavable, detachable, dissectible, disseverable, dividable, dividual, fissile, fissionable, partible, scissile, separable, severable, subdivisible, susceptible of apportionment, susceptible of division, tearable
Associated concepts: divisible contract, divisible covenant, divisible divorce, divisible guaranty, divisible offense
See also: divisive, part, partial, separable, severable
DIVISIBLE. The susceptibility of being divided.
2. A contract cannot, in general, be divided in such a manner that an action may be brought, or a right accrue, on a part of it. 2 Penna. R. 454. But some contracts are susceptible of division, as when a reversioner sells a part of the reversion to one man, and a part to another, each shall have an action for his share of the rent, which may accrue on a contract, to pay a particular rent to the reversioner. 3 Whart. 404; and see Apportionment. But when it is to do several things, at several times, an action will lie upon every default. 15 Pick. R. 409. See 1 Greenl. R. 316; 6 Mass. 344. See Entire.