Definition of livable
1 : suitable for living in, on, or with a livable house livable wages
2 : endurable
Examples of livable in a Sentence
They described the house as very livable.
People need jobs that will pay them livable wages.
Recent Examples of livable from the Web
Despite the hard track focus, the 1LE promises to be a livable car, too.
This makes demanding a higher booking rate -- what would be likened to a livable wage -- difficult to secure at some venues.
With its competitors from BMW (the M4) and Mercedes-AMG (the C63) growing more monstrous and hard-riding by the day, the RS5 is unquestionably the most livable of the bunch.
Orland Park has been named one of the most livable cities in the country by the United States Conference of Mayors, the village said in a news release.
The plan is an update of the 2005 Seize the Future Master Plan to strengthen downtown Aurora's vitality and create a more livable, walkable downtown, city officials said.
With his laptop on a patio table, the famed novelist imagines a unexpectedly livable future Earth, moon, Mars and more.
This is not news to black women, obviously: People of color are leading the fight for livable wages.
The latter requirement in particular discourages candidates of color who can’t afford to go years without a livable wage in pursuit of a distant dream.
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First Known Use of livable
LIVABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of livable for English Language Learners
: suitable to live in : enjoyable to live in
: making it possible to live or to have the things that people need to live properly
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