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Wordnet 3.0


1. capable of being measured;
- Example: "measurable depths"
[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.] [1913 Webster] 1. Capable of being measured; susceptible of mensuration or computation. [1913 Webster] 2. Moderate; temperate; not excessive. [1913 Webster] Of his diet measurable was he. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] -- Meas"ur*a*ble*ness, n. -- Meas"ur*a*bly, adv. [1913 Webster] Yet do it measurably, as it becometh Christians. --Latimer. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

measurable adj 1: capable of being measured; "measurable depths" [syn: measurable, mensurable] [ant: immeasurable, immensurable, unmeasurable, unmeasured] 2: of distinguished importance; "a measurable figure in literature"
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