Definition of definable in US English:



  • Able to be defined.

    ‘it may not serve a definable purpose’
    • ‘The peace process is not about moving towards a definable endpoint, but about making sure that each side's voice is heard and respected at all times.’
    • ‘And as a rule in public health, you do not immunize against something for which there is no definable risk.’
    • ‘In 534BC the main Dionysian festival inaugurated a tragedy competition, the earliest record of definable drama.’
    • ‘We refer to the forces within nature, which are controlled by clearly definable laws, such as, gravity, magnetism and air pressure.’
    • ‘It is not a bunker at a fixed location with a definable defense.’
    determinable, ascertainable, known, definite, clear-cut, precise, exact, specific
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