Definition of arguable
1 : not certain or clearly true : open to argument, dispute, or question an arguable point
2 : able to be plausibly or convincingly argued —used to say that there are good reasons for believing that a statement is true It's arguable that catching [in baseball] today is far more difficult than it was in the 1950s, primarily because the running game is now so dominant. — Peter Gammons
Examples of arguable in a Sentence
That word's pronunciation is arguable.
That is an arguable point of view.
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What’s less arguable is that the Whole Foods acquisition will give Amazon a vast new array of consumer data to feed its voracious appetite for information about customer habits.
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LeBron’s claim to greatest-player-ever might be less arguable and more quantifiable than Golden State’s claim, and slaying the mighty Warriors to deliver a second straight championship to Cleveland would feather that résumé.
The best songs are, arguable, total collaborations between Lennon and McCartney, with the former bringing the basic song and the latter lifting it to glorious heights.
On top of the arguable impropriety of personally profiting off of his donors’ and his party’s largesse, the situation presents perverse incentives for Trump.
Yet femaleness is at least an arguable nuance of creations in the show by such formidable artists as Agnes Martin, Yayoi Kusama, Bridget Riley, Alma Thomas, and Lee Bontecou.
Whether CCHIT should have such power is arguable, said Fred Trotter, co-founder of the Liberty Medical Software Foundation, a group devoted to promoting open-source EHR systems.
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