Definition of Curable

1. Adjective. Curing or healing is possible. "Curable diseases"

Derivative terms: Curability, Curableness, Cure
Antonyms: Incurable



2. Adjective. Capable of being hardened by some additive or other agent.
Similar to: Hardened, Tempered, Toughened, Treated
Derivative terms: Cure

Definition of Curable

1. a. Capable of being cured; admitting remedy.

Definition of Curable

1. Adjective. Capable of being cured. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Curable

1. capable of being cured [adj] : CURABLY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curable

cupular blind sac
cupular caecum of the cochlear duct
cupular part of epitympanic recess
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cupuliform
cupuliform cataract
cupulogram
cupulolithiasis
cupwise
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curable (current term)
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curacao
curacaos
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curage
curagh
curaghs
curandera
curanderas

Literary usage of Curable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The North American Review by Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1891)
"Appetites and habits are not tinder the control of medicines : nevertheless, there can be no doubt that the habit of drunkenness is curable, and that the ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1877)
"We have, I believe, in these cases, the curable stage of pulmonary disease, and curable by a very simple process. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Marriage, Divorce, Separation, and Domestic Relations by James Schouler, Arthur Walker Blakemore (1921)
"curable Impotency. Impotence will not include indeed any disability which is curable ... P , LB the disability was possibly curable, 3 P. & D. 126; Payne v. ..."

4. Report on insanity and idiocy in Massachusetts by Massachusetts Commission on Lunacy, Edward Jarvis, Levi Lincoln, Increase Sumner (1855)
"SEPARATE HOSPITALS FOR THE curable AND INcurable INSANE. The returns of the physicians and others show that, in their opinion, of the two thousand six ..."

5. Outlines of a New Theory of Disease: Applied to Hydropathy, Showing that by Heinrich F. Francke (1849)
"Answer: All kinds of diseases are curable, but not all degrees of disease, ... He who is curable to-day, is so, perhaps, at the end of a year, ..."

6. Prairie Farming in America: With Notes by the Way on Canada and the United by James Caird (1859)
"Easily curable.—Wisconsin.— Life-guardsman turned Implement Maker.—Success of Emigrants.—Madison. ... He has found ague easily curable by proper management. ..."

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