Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. That can be associated: words associable with politics.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Capable of being associated or joined.
  • adj. sociable; companionable
  • adj. Liable to be affected by sympathy with other parts; said of organs, nerves, muscles, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being associated or joined.
  • adj. Sociable; companionable.
  • adj. Liable to be affected by sympathy with other parts; -- said of organs, nerves, muscles, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being joined or associated; capable of forming part of a combination or association.
  • Capable of being made an associate; companionable; social.
  • In pathology, liable to be affected sympathetically, or to receive from other parts like feelings and affections.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. capable of being associated

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Just finished this book: five hundred pages of almost everything loosely associable with the term ambient music in the twentieth century.

    Mina, Mina....

  • And if the smaller number is part of the greater (being number of such a sort that the units in the same number are associable), then if the

    Metaphysics

  • First, then, let us inquire if the units are associable or inassociable, and if inassociable, in which of the two ways we distinguished.

    Metaphysics

  • Or (c) some units must be associable and some not; e.g. suppose that 2 is first after

    Metaphysics

  • Evidently then, if the Ideas are numbers, the units cannot all be associable, nor can they be inassociable in either of the two ways.

    Metaphysics

  • Now (1) all units are associable and without difference, we get mathematical number-only one kind of number, and the Ideas cannot be the numbers.

    Metaphysics

  • Plato used to say, and there must be a first 2 and 3 and numbers must not be associable with one another.

    Metaphysics

  • How vaguely odd was this beauty, he reflected, too; how alien in its effect to that of any other woman in sturdy England, and how associable it was, somehow, with every wild and gracious denizen of the woods which blossomed yonder.

    Chivalry

  • How vaguely odd it was, he reflected, too, how alien in its effect to that of any other woman in sturdy England, and how associable it was, somehow, with every wild and gracious denizen of the woods which blossomed yonder.

    Chivalry

  • Fraser's Regiment, and said that, far away as he had seen them from the ramparts, they appeared so picturesque in their tartans as to be hardly associable with the even, undeviating, outward English character.

    The Black Colonel

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