Definition of Gainable

1. a. Capable of being obtained or reached.



Definition of Gainable

1. Adjective. Capable of being gained (in any sense), obtained, or reached. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gainable

1. gain [adj] - See also: gain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gainable

gailers
gaillard
gaillardia
gaillardias
gailliarde
gailliardes
gaily
gain
gain'd
gain-
gain-sharing
gain line
gain lines
gain vigor
gainable (current term)
gainand
gainbirth
gainbuy
gaincall
gainchare
gainclap
gaincome
gaincoming
gaincope
gaincover
gained
gainer
gainers
gainesite

Literary usage of Gainable

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1. Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc by Mark Twain (1896)
"... saving Joan from the stake by poisoning her and thus cheating the English out of all the real value gainable by her purchase from the Duke of Burgundy. ..."

2. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1899)
"... saving Joan from the stake by poisoning her and thus cheating the English out of all the real value. gainable by her purchase from the Duke of Burgundy. ..."

3. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"... Constitutional, gainable by money j dissolve the rest, by grape-shot if need be. Let Jacobinism and Revolt, with one wild wail, fly into Infinite Space; ..."

4. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1871)
"My intreaty y'fore is unto your self, y* you would do me the favor to lend me such as are gainable yr, and I shal carefully return ym: it is one addition to ..."

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