ver·​i·​fi·​able ˌver-ə-ˈfī-ə-bəl How to pronounce verifiable (audio)
: capable of being verified
verifiableness noun

Examples of verifiable in a Sentence

we're not sure whether that's a verifiable hypothesis you need a verifiable letter from your doctor to file a claim for short-term disability
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Word History


verify + -able

First Known Use

1593, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of verifiable was in 1593

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“Verifiable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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ver·​i·​fi·​able ˈver-ə-ˌfī-ə-bəl How to pronounce verifiable (audio)
: able to be verified

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