su·​able ˈsü-ə-bəl How to pronounce suable (audio)
: liable to be sued in court
suability noun

Examples of suable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Blue Origin itself will provide modules, launching them using its now-on-development re-suable heavy-lift New Glenn rocket. Jamie Carter, Forbes, 26 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1623, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of suable was circa 1623

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“Suable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Legal Definition


su·​able ˈsü-ə-bəl How to pronounce suable (audio)
: capable of being or liable to be sued
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