livable

adjective liv·able \ ˈli-və-bəl \
variants: or less commonly liveable
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of livable

1 :suitable for living in, on, or with
  • a livable house
  • livable wages

livableness

noun

Examples of livable in a Sentence

  1. They described the house as very livable.

  2. People need jobs that will pay them livable wages.

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First Known Use of livable

1814


LIVABLE Defined for English Language Learners

livable

adjective

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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