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
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.
Millennials are looking for a livable, walkable city.
Many cayes are uninhabited clumps of sand and mangroves, but a handful are livable.
That’s not the only connection between open-source software and Gorton’s vision for livable cities.
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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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