1. [syn: measurable, mensurable]
2. of distinguished importance;
- Example: "a measurable figure in literature"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Measurable \Meas"ur*a*ble\, a. [F. mesurable, L. mensurabilis.
See Measure, and cf. Mensurable.]
1. Capable of being measured; susceptible of mensuration or
2. Moderate; temperate; not excessive.
Of his diet measurable was he. --Chaucer.
[1913 Webster] -- Meas"ur*a*ble*ness, n. --
Yet do it measurably, as it becometh Christians.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: capable of being measured; "measurable depths" [syn:
measurable, mensurable] [ant: immeasurable,
immensurable, unmeasurable, unmeasured]
2: of distinguished importance; "a measurable figure in
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
19 Moby Thesaurus words for "measurable":
appraisable, appreciable, assessable, calculable, computable,
countable, determinable, estimable, fathomable, gaugeable,
mensurable, meterable, noticeable, numberable, numerable,
perceptible, quantifiable, quantizable, reckonable