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Princeton's WordNet

  1. definableadjective

    capable of being defined, limited, or explained

    "definable terms"; "definable rules"


  1. definableadjective

    Able to be defined.

    Many words are definable by using other words.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Definableadjective

    Etymology: from define.

    The Supreme Nature we cannot otherwise define, than by saying it is infinite, as if infinite were definable, or infinity a subject for our narrow understanding. Dryden.

    Concerning the time of the end of the world, the question is, whether that time be definable or no. Thomas Burnet, Theory.


  1. definable

    Definable refers to something that can be clearly described, identified, or specified. It implies that a clear and precise explanation or description can be given explaining the nature, boundaries, or characteristics of a concept, object, term, or idea.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Definableadjective

    capable of being defined, limited, or explained; determinable; describable by definition; ascertainable; as, definable limits; definable distinctions or regulations; definable words

  2. Etymology: [From Define.]

Anagrams for definable »

  1. belifaned

  2. beanfield

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of definable in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of definable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of definable in a Sentence

  1. Valdemar W. Setzer:

    Ethics is not definable, is not implementable, because it is not conscious; it involves not only our thinking, but also our feeling.

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    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    • A. foreordained
    • B. tacky
    • C. aculeate
    • D. appellative

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