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Meaning of CONCEIVABLE

Pronunciation:  kun'seevubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  within the bounds of what may be conceived within the framework of nature; "a cure is still conceivable"
  2. [adj]  possible to conceive or imagine; "that is one possible answer"
 

CONCEIVABLE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: imaginable, possible, thinkable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*ceiv"a*ble\, a. [Cf. F. concevable.]
Capable of being conceived, imagined, or understood. ``Any
conceivable weight.'' --Bp. Wilkins.

      It is not conceivable that it should be indeed that
      very person whose shape and voice it assumed.
                                               --Atterbury.
-- {Con*ceiv"a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Con*ceiv"a*bly}, adv.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: apparent, appreciable, apprehensible, ascertainable, believable, cogitable, cognizable, colorable, comprehensible, conceivably possible, contingent, credible, discernible, discoverable, distinguishable, earthly, fanciable, fiduciary, graspable, humanly possible, imaginable, knowable, likely, mortal, perceptible, plausible, possible, potential, prehensible, probable, reasonable, recognizable, reliable, seizable, supposable, tenable, thinkable, trustworthy, trusty, understandable, unexceptionable, unimpeachable, unquestionable, worthy of faith
 

 

 

 

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