traceable

adjective
trace·​able | \ ˈtrā-sə-bəl How to pronounce traceable (audio) \

Definition of traceable

1 : capable of being traced a traceable phone call
2 : suitable or of a kind to be attributed to something specified : due used with to … perhaps 35 percent of cancer cases in the U.S. are traceable to dietary factors.— Gary Blonston

Examples of traceable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Heymann, who is also a professor of infectious diseases at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said the monkeypox outbreak was likely a random event that might be traceable to a single infection. Maria Cheng, ajc, 23 May 2022 Heymann, who is also a professor of infectious diseases at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said the monkeypox outbreak was likely a random event that might be traceable to a single infection. Marcia Cheng, Anchorage Daily News, 23 May 2022 Heymann, who is also a professor of infectious diseases at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said the monkeypox outbreak was likely a random event that might be traceable to a single infection. Fox News, 23 May 2022 Heymann, who is also a professor of infectious diseases at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said the monkeypox outbreak was likely a random event that might be traceable to a single infection. Maria Cheng, BostonGlobe.com, 23 May 2022 Heymann, who is also a professor of infectious diseases at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said the monkeypox outbreak was likely a random event that might be traceable to a single infection. Maria Cheng, Chron, 23 May 2022 The ease of committing a crime like that is, in some part, traceable to decisions made by the retailers themselves, according to industry analysts. Sam Dean, Los Angeles Times, 15 Dec. 2021 But the identity of the operator of Libs of TikTok is traceable through a complex online history and reveals someone who has been plugged into right-wing discourse for two years and is now helping to drive it. Taylor Lorenz, Anchorage Daily News, 20 Apr. 2022 But the identity of the operator of Libs of TikTok is traceable through a complex online history and reveals someone who has been plugged into right-wing discourse for two years and is now helping to drive it. Washington Post, 19 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of traceable

1646, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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26 May 2022

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“Traceable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/traceable. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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