Definition of Countable

1. Adjective. That can be counted. "Numerable assets"

Exact synonyms: Denumerable, Enumerable, Numerable
Similar to: Calculable
Derivative terms: Count, Numerate

Definition of Countable

1. a. Capable of being numbered.

Definition of Countable

1. Adjective. Capable of being counted; having a quantity or a numerical attribute. ¹

2. Adjective. (mathematics of a set) Having a bijection with a subset of the natural numbers. ¹

3. Adjective. (mathematics of a set) Countably infinite; having a bijection with the natural numbers. ¹

4. Adjective. (grammar of a noun) Freely usable with the indefinite article and with numbers, and therefore having a plural form. ¹

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Definition of Countable

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Countable

count downs
count in
count noun
count nouns
count off
count on
count one's blessings
count out
count palatine
count per minute
count sheep
count up
count upon
countable (current term)
countable additivity
countable noun
countable nouns
countable set
countably additive
countably infinite
counted angels on pinheads
counted coup

Literary usage of Countable

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

1. Real Analysis by Andrew M. Bruckner, Judith B. Bruckner, Brian S. Thomson (1997)
"1:3.2 Prove that every subset of a countable set is countable. 1:3.3 Let S be countable and let Sk (ke IN) denote the set of all sequences of length k ..."

2. Elementary Real Analysis by Brian S. Thomson, Judith B. Bruckner, Andrew M. Bruckner (2000)
"4.6 countable Sets As part of our discussion of properties of sets in this chapter ... The following properties review our understanding of countable sets. ..."

3. London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis by David Hughson (1805)
"... countable to the justices of his Exchequer; and in case tbe said sheriffs themselves should prove insolvent, and not be able to satisfy the ..."

4. Rendiconti del Circolo matematico di Palermo by Circolo matematico di Palermo (1906)
"When we have exhausted the sequence of e's, we shall have determined a countable set of the given intervals, since corresponding to each e there are a ..."

5. United States Duties on Imports. 1886 by Lewis Heyl (1886)
"40 Cottons, countable and embroideries, separate additional duty for ... Cottons, countable, proviso 820 cí, e and / applies to both 319 and 32t), (S S., ..."

6. Mathematical Analysis by Elias Zakon (2004)
"A set A is said to be countable iff A is contained in the range of some sequence (briefly, ... Sets that are not countable are said to be uncountable. ..."

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