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Wordnet 3.0


1. ready and willing to be taught;
- Example: "docile pupils eager for instruction"
- Example: "teachable youngsters"
[syn: docile, teachable]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Teachable \Teach"a*ble\, a. Capable of being taught; apt to learn; also, willing to receive instruction; docile. [1913 Webster] We ought to bring our minds free, unbiased, and teachable, to learn our religion from the Word of God. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

teachable adj 1: ready and willing to be taught; "docile pupils eager for instruction"; "teachable youngsters" [syn: docile, teachable]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

45 Moby Thesaurus words for "teachable": apt, bright, clever, docile, educable, facile, formable, homely, humble, humble-looking, humble-visaged, humblest, impressionable, inglorious, innocuous, instructable, intelligent, least, low, lowest, lowliest, lowly, malleable, mean, modest, moldable, motivated, plain, plastic, pliable, poor, quick, ready, receptive, ripe for instruction, schoolable, simple, small, susceptible, thirsty for knowledge, trainable, undistinguished, unimportant, unpretentious, willing