Definition of Definable

1. Adjective. Capable of being defined, limited, or explained. "Definable rules"

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Definition of Definable

1. a. Capable of being defined, limited, or explained; determinable; describable by definition; ascertainable; as, definable limits; definable distinctions or regulations; definable words.

Definition of Definable

1. Adjective. Able to be defined. ¹

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Definition of Definable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Definable

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Literary usage of Definable

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1. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (1803)
"If 'all -were definable it would be ... to prove that all terms are not definable from that ... definable ..."

2. The Principles of Mathematics by Bertrand Russell (1903)
"Logic and the rest of pure mathematics are distinguished from applied mathematics by the fact that, in it, all the constants are definable in terms of some ..."

3. Educational Issues in the Kindergarten by Susan Elizabeth Blow (1908)
"... doctrine is that man and the universe are evolving in a discernible direction toward a definable goal. In a preceding chapter of this book I have ..."

4. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"... and well-definable subtribes being still a desideratum, artificial sections based primarily on the pappus are here employed. ..."

5. A Grammar of the New Testament Greek by Alexander Buttmann (1891)
":7 The ideas of these verbs, being wholly general, and therefore easily definable, acquire by being connected with etc the force of equally general verbs of ..."

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