Definition of Avoidable

1. Adjective. Capable of being avoided or warded off.

Exact synonyms: Avertable, Avertible, Evitable
Derivative terms: Avert, Avert, Avoid
Antonyms: Inevitable



Definition of Avoidable

1. a. Capable of being vacated; liable to be annulled or made invalid; voidable.

Definition of Avoidable

1. Adjective. Capable of being vacated; liable to be annulled or made invalid; voidable. ¹

2. Adjective. Capable of being avoided, shunned, or escaped. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Avoidable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Avoidable

avocating
avocation
avocational
avocationally
avocations
avocative
avocatives
avocet
avocets
avodire
avodires
avogadrite
avoid
avoid like the plague
avoidability
avoidable (current term)
avoidableness
avoidably
avoidance
avoidance-avoidance conflict
avoidance conditioning
avoidance learning
avoidance training
avoidances
avoidant
avoidant disorder of adolescence
avoidant disorder of childhood
avoidant personality
avoidantly
avoidaunce

Literary usage of Avoidable

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... unavoidable cases, 449 possibly avoidable, and 326 (or nearly one- third) absolutely avoidable. Blindness may result from accident or from disease. ..."

2. Elements of Damages: A Handbook for the Use of Students and Practitioners by Arthur George Sedgwick (1896)
"avoidable CONSEQUENCES. IT is a universal rule, both in tort and contract, that for such consequences of the wrong or injury as the plaintiff might, ..."

3. American Law and Procedure by James Parker Hall, James De Witt Andrews (1910)
"avoidable consequences and contributory negligence. The doctrine of avoidable consequences needs to be distinguished from that of contributory negligence, ..."

4. Homerica, Emendations and Elucidations of the Odyssey by Thomas Leyden Agar (1908)
"An avoidable elision of -at generally disappeared. Even in the line just mentioned :— E 833 ... avoidable ..."

5. Handbook on the Law of Damages by William Benjamin Hale, Roger William Cooley (1912)
"The rule of avoidable consequences 8B applies with full force to contracts with telegraph companies for the transmission "Western Union Tel. Co. v. ..."

6. Elements of the Law of Damages: A Handbook for the Use of Students and by Arthur George Sedgwick (1909)
"avoidable CONSEQUENCES. IT is a universal rule, both in tort and contract, that for such consequences of the wrong or injury as the plaintiff might, ..."

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