imag·​in·​able | \ i-ˈmaj-nə-bəl How to pronounce imaginable (audio) , -ˈma-jə- \

Definition of imaginable

: capable of being imagined : conceivable any imaginable location

Other Words from imaginable

imaginableness noun
imaginably \ i-​ˈmaj-​nə-​blē How to pronounce imaginable (audio) , -​ˈma-​jə-​ \ adverb

Examples of imaginable in a Sentence

Computers now allow us to do things that were hardly imaginable only a few years ago. The store has fruits of every kind imaginable. We tried every imaginable therapy.
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First Known Use of imaginable

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for imaginable

Middle English ymaginable, borrowed from Middle French & Late Latin; Middle French, borrowed from Late Latin imāginābilis, from Latin imāginārī "to imagine" + -bilis "capable (of acting) or worthy of (being acted upon)" — more at -able

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“Imaginable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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imag·​in·​able | \ i-ˈma-jə-nə-bəl How to pronounce imaginable (audio) \

Kids Definition of imaginable

: possible to imagine

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