Definition of Cognisable

1. Adjective. Capable of being known.

Exact synonyms: Cognizable, Cognoscible, Knowable
Derivative terms: Know, Know, Know, Know, Know
Antonyms: Unknowable



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cognisable

coglucosidase
coglycolide
cogman
cogmen
cognacs
cognacy
cognate
cognate word
cognately
cognateness
cognates
cognation
cognations
cognescenti
cognetics
cognisable (current term)
cognisance
cognisances
cognisant
cognise
cognised
cognises
cognising
cognition
cognition disorder
cognitional
cognitions
cognitive
cognitive content
cognitive disability

Literary usage of Cognisable

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1. The Comic Blackstone by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett, George Cruikshank (1869)
"OF THE MATTERS cognisable BY COURTS OF EQUITY. Court of Chancery has the guardianship of J- infants, idiots, and lunatics, who are all persons that cannot ..."

2. Lectures on the Ethics of T.H. Green, Mr. Herbert Spencer, and J. Martineau by Henry Sidgwick (1902)
"I do not—as Mr. Spencer suggests—exclude indifferent acts—still less acts of which the moral character is not definitely cognisable. But I hold that really ..."

3. Commentaries Upon Martial Law: With Special Reference to Its Regulation and by William Francis Finlason, Alexander James Edmund Cockburn (1867)
"... all questions as to acts cognisable by courts- martial, under martial law, is the principle that martial law is a measure of military necessity for the ..."

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