count·​able | \ ˈkau̇n-tə-bəl How to pronounce countable (audio) \

Definition of countable

: capable of being counted especially : capable of being put into one-to-one correspondence with the positive integers a countable set

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Other Words from countable

countability \ ˌkau̇n-​tə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce countability (audio) \ noun
countably \ ˈkau̇n-​tə-​blē How to pronounce countably (audio) \ adverb

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Sophomore linebacker Khaleke Hudson was better than Jabrill Peppers in nearly every countable stat: 82 tackles (17.5 for loss), eight sacks, two interceptions, nine pass breakups. Nick Baumgardner, Detroit Free Press, "Jim Harbaugh, Michigan football and the challenging path ahead," 7 Jan. 2018 One was Leka of Albania — a pretender to the throne, but countable nonetheless. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, "Good King Michael," 16 Jan. 2018 The analysis posted Thursday seemed to show Delaware State had failed use 90 percent of its football scholarship funds, which is required for an FCS team to be countable toward FBS bowl eligibility. USA TODAY, "Florida State: FCS win does count toward bowl eligibility," 22 Dec. 2017 These secret locales therefore reward players with a much more concrete and countable bounty for your aimless exploration. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, "Super Mario Odyssey review: Mario’s densest, deepest adventure yet," 26 Oct. 2017 Baseball: The team conducted a countable practice before the season with a 40-minute individual workout with coaches on Jan. 16, 2017. Chris Solari, Detroit Free Press, "Draymond Green broke NCAA rule with FaceTime call to MSU's Miles Bridges," 15 Sep. 2017 Friday’s game against the Mets marked Trout’s first time playing at Citi Field for a countable ballgame. Zach Helfand,, "Mike Trout enjoys some hometown coverage ahead of series with Mets," 19 May 2017

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First Known Use of countable

1581, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of countable was in 1581

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