What does teachable mean?

Definitions for teachableˈti tʃə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word teachable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. docile, teachable(adj)

    ready and willing to be taught

    "docile pupils eager for instruction"; "teachable youngsters"


  1. teachable(Adjective)

    Capable of being taught; apt to learn.

  2. teachable(Adjective)

    Willing to receive instruction or to learn; docile.

  3. teachable(Adjective)

    That can be taught.

    Common sense is not a teachable subject.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Teachable(adj)

    capable of being taught; apt to learn; also, willing to receive instruction; docile


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of teachable in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of teachable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aldous Huxley:

    Experience teaches only the teachable.

  2. Martha Miele Matthew:

    The punishment is so severe in this it’s hard as a parent to try to make this a teachable moment for our kid so we can move forward in a healthy manner.

  3. Maddie Peschong:

    To have people take this kind of attention to it, and then to have Val be able to turn this into a really teachable moment to educate about service dogs, has been extremely special.

  4. Doug Johnson:

    This is a teachable moment for everybody who uses the SWIFT system to recognize that there is an effort by criminals underway to compromise the end points of companies using that system.

  5. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel:

    Every encounter between law enforcement and a resident is a teachable moment, the trust factor is not just a goal, it is a key ingredient to effective community policing, which is what you need for safety.

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