Definition of Consumable

1. Adjective. May be used up.

Similar to: Expendable
Derivative terms: Consume



Definition of Consumable

1. a. Capable of being consumed; that may be destroyed, dissipated, wasted, or spent.

Definition of Consumable

1. Adjective. That is consumed or depleted upon use. ¹

2. Adjective. That may be eaten. ¹

3. Noun. A material or product that is produced for consumption. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Consumable

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Consumable

consulter
consulters
consultest
consulteth
consulting
consulting company
consulting detective
consulting detectives
consulting firm
consulting service
consulting staff
consultive
consultor
consultors
consults
consumable (current term)
consumables
consumate
consume
consumed
consumedly
consumer
consumer advocacy
consumer credit
consumer durables
consumer finance company
consumer good
consumer goods
consumer loan

Literary usage of Consumable

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1. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam ( Smith, Joseph Shield Nicholson (1895)
"Their expense is taxed, by taxing the consumable commodities upon which it is laid out. consumable commodities are either necessaries or luxuries. ..."

2. Select Chapters and Passages from the Wealth of Nations of Adam Smith, 1776 by Adam Smith (1894)
"Their expense is taxed by taxing the consumable commodities upon which it may be laid out. consumable commodities are either necessaries or luxuries. ..."

3. Elements of Political Economy by Joseph Shield Nicholson (1903)
"Under modern conditions, taxes on consumable commodities are levied in three ways: (a) ... The term consumable commodities must be taken in a large sense, ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Bailments: Including Carriers, Innkeepers and Pledge by James Schouler (1897)
"Subject-matter of Loan; Things Non-consumable, etc. — Any kind of personal property, corporeal or incorporeal, may become the subject of a loan for use; ..."

5. The History and Principles of the Civil Law of Rome: An Aid to the Study of by Sheldon Amos (1883)
"... gi, D. able with other things for the purpose of ful- (xu- 't' filling the contract.2 (4) THINGS consumable BY USE AND THINGS NOT so consumable. ..."

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