salvable

adjective

salv·​able ˈsal-və-bəl How to pronounce salvable (audio)
: capable of being saved or salvaged

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin salvare to save — more at save

First Known Use

1667, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of salvable was in 1667

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Cite this Entry

“Salvable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/salvable. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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