Definition of Determinable

1. Adjective. Capable of being determined or limited or fixed. "Matters determinable by law"




Definition of Determinable

1. a. Capable of being determined, definitely ascertained, decided upon, or brought to a conclusion.

Definition of Determinable

1. Adjective. Able to be determined or limited ¹

2. Adjective. (legal) Able to be decided or settled by law ¹

3. Noun. (philosophy) An attribute of something that is suceptible of determination into various states ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Determinable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Determinable

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deteriorating
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deterioration
deteriorationism
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deteriorations
deteriorative
deteriority
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determinable (current term)
determinableness
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determinately

Literary usage of Determinable

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

1. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent (1873)
"A Qualified, Bsse, or determinable Pee (for I shall use the words promiscuously) is an interest which may continue forever, but the estate is liable to be ..."

2. An Elementary Digest of the Law of Property in Land by Stephen Martin Leake (1874)
"A lease for an uncertain term purporting to be determinable at the will of the lessee, but not conveying the freehold, is determinable also at the will of ..."

3. The Law of Real Property: Chiefly in Relation to Conveyancing by Henry William Challis (1892)
"Examines of determinable Fees* 1. Peers of the realm. Preston (1 Prest. Est. 443 ; ibid. 446) expressly lays it down, that lands may be limited for a ..."

4. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1892)
"It is essentially a fee determinable by limitation, not an estate on ... So in cases of dedication of streets, courts have spoken of determinable fees. ..."

5. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"A determinable fee is an estate which may be perpetual, ... One of the peculiarities of a fee determinable is that it may become a fee simple absolute on ..."

6. An Elementary Treatise on Estates: With Preliminary Observation of the ...by Richard Preston by Richard Preston (1828)
"(a;) To this head of determinable fees,(y) the learning of estates in fee, subject to executory devises, may be referred; as all fees, liable to be defeated ..."

7. A Treatise on the American Law of Landlord and Tenant by John Neilson Taylor (1887)
"It is to be construed an optional lease for twenty-one years, determinable at the end of seven or fourteen years, at the option of the tenant. ..."

8. A Treatise on the Law of Real Property as Applied Between Vendor and by Leonard Augustus Jones (1896)
"A question or doubt has arisen whether, after all, there is now any such estate as a qualified or determinable fee, or whether this form of estate was done ..."

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