determinable

adjective de·ter·min·able \ -ˈtər-mə-nə-bəl \

Definition of determinable

1 : capable of being determined, definitely ascertained, or decided upon
  • a determinable cause
2 : liable to be terminated : terminable
  • a determinable estate

determinableness

noun

determinably

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of determinable in a Sentence

  1. The cause of the accident is not determinable at this time.

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First Known Use of determinable

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of determinable for English Language Learners

  • : possible to know or calculate : able to be determined


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determinable

adjective de·ter·min·able

legal Definition of determinable

1 : capable of being determined, ascertained, or decided upon
2 : liable to be terminated upon the occurrence of a contingency

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