definable

adjective
de·fin·able | \di-ˈfī-nə-bəl \

Definition of definable 

1 : able to be defined

2 : able to be specified to have a particular function or operation definable keys

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definably \-ˈfī-nə-blē \ adverb

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In some not-quite-definable way, the film itself is all of a piece with Rogers’s principled gentleness. Peter Rainer, The Christian Science Monitor, "5 movies you should see this month," 29 June 2018 In some not-quite-definable way, the film itself is all of a piece with Rogers’s principled gentleness. Peter Rainer, The Christian Science Monitor, "5 movies you should see this month," 29 June 2018 In some not-quite-definable way, the film itself is all of a piece with Rogers’s principled gentleness. Peter Rainer, The Christian Science Monitor, "5 movies you should see this month," 29 June 2018 In some not-quite-definable way, the film itself is all of a piece with Rogers’s principled gentleness. Peter Rainer, The Christian Science Monitor, "5 movies you should see this month," 29 June 2018 In some not-quite-definable way, the film itself is all of a piece with Rogers’s principled gentleness. Peter Rainer, The Christian Science Monitor, "5 movies you should see this month," 29 June 2018 In some not-quite-definable way, the film itself is all of a piece with Rogers’s principled gentleness. Peter Rainer, The Christian Science Monitor, "5 movies you should see this month," 29 June 2018 In some not-quite-definable way, the film itself is all of a piece with Rogers’s principled gentleness. Peter Rainer, The Christian Science Monitor, "5 movies you should see this month," 29 June 2018 In some not-quite-definable way, the film itself is all of a piece with Rogers’s principled gentleness. Peter Rainer, The Christian Science Monitor, "'Mister Rogers' documentary 'Won’t You Be My Neighbor?' is full of sentiment, affection," 8 June 2018

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First Known Use of definable

1610, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for definable

define + -able

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