Definition of Nameable

1. Adjective. able to be called by a specific name ¹

2. Adjective. (obsolete) memorable ¹

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Definition of Nameable

1. name [adj] - See also: name

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nameable

name calling
name day
name days
name drop
name dropper
name dropping
name for
name it, claim it
name names
name part
name reaction
name server
name servers
name tag
nameable (current term)
named pipe
named pipes
named reporting

Literary usage of Nameable

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

1. A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive: Being a Connected View of by John Stuart Mill (1898)
"... of our analysis, we obtain the following as an enumeration and classification of all nameable Things :—• lst. Feelings, or States of Consciousness. 2nd. ..."

2. The Science of Thought by Friedrich Max Müller (1887)
"And negatively, ' Cajus is nameable by the name of man, and as man is never nameable by the name of bird, therefore Cajus is not nameable by the name of ..."

3. Essays: Philosophical and Theological by James Martineau (1886)
"nameable things " are the possible objects of thought; and consequently the ... We are quite aware that Mr. Mill's " nameable Things " are not limited to ..."

4. Distinction and the Criticism of Beliefs by Alfred Sidgwick (1892)
"APPENDIX nameable Things (see p. 14). THAT every name, as such, must be the name of ... Names, as such, are the names of nameable things, but we may name ..."

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