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Meaning of ESTIMABLE

Pronunciation:  'estumubul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  may be computed or estimated; "a calculable risk"; "computable odds"; "estimable assets"
  2. [adj]  deserving of respect or high regard
  3. [adj]  deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name"

ESTIMABLE is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: admirable, calculable, computable, good, honorable, reputable, respectable
 Antonyms: contemptible
 See Also: worthy



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Es"ti*ma*ble\, a. [F. estimable, or L. aestimabilis.
    See {Esteem}.]
    1. Capable of being estimated or valued; as, estimable
       damage. --Paley. .
    2. Valuable; worth a great price. [R.]
             A pound of man's flesh, taken from a man, Is not so
             estimable, profitable neither, As flesh of muttons,
             beefs, or goats.                      --Shak.
    3. Worth of esteem or respect; deserving our good opinion or
             A lady said of her two companions, that one was more
             amiable, the other more estimable.    --Sir W.
  2. \Es"ti*ma*ble\, n.
    A thing worthy of regard. [R.]
          One of the peculiar estimables of her country. --Sir T.
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