Definition of Recoverable

1. Adjective. Capable of being recovered or regained. "Recoverable truth of a past event"

Similar to: Redeemable, Retrievable
Antonyms: Unrecoverable



Definition of Recoverable

1. a. Capable of being recovered or regained; capable of being brought back to a former condition, as from sickness, misfortune, etc.; obtainable from a debtor or possessor; as, the debt is recoverable; goods lost or sunk in the ocean are not recoverable.

Definition of Recoverable

1. Adjective. Capable of being regained or recovered. ¹

2. Adjective. Restorable from sickness, faintness, danger, or the like. ¹

3. Adjective. Capable of being brought back to a former condition. ¹

4. Adjective. Obtainable from a debtor or possessor: as, the debt is recoverable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Recoverable

1. coverable [adj] - See also: coverable

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Recoverable

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Literary usage of Recoverable

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

1. The Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston, Clarence Martin Lewis (1920)
"whether distinction from penalty is question of interpretation, 777. whether recoverable after builder has been allowed to proceed with contract, 694, n.; ..."

2. A Practical Treatise of the Law of Evidence, and Digest of Proofs, in Civil by Thomas Starkie (1891)
"So interest is recoverable in an action on a. judgment, where the debt ... In a late case the Court held, that interest was not recoverable except upon an ..."

3. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1892)
"an action of ejectment are also recoverable,1 and so in some States are counsel fees and other expenses of suit.2 9 P.. Mon. ( Kv ) 620 : White г: Tucker, ..."

4. A Treatise Upon Some of the General Principles of the Law: Whether of a by William Wait (1878)
"The damages recoverable for that wrong were the mesne profits, that is, the profits of the land accruing during the wrongful holding of the defendant; ..."

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