Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Capable of being conceived or imagined; possible; credible; thinkable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being conceived, imagined, or understood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being conceived, thought, or understood; supposable; thinkable.

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

  • adj. capable of being imagined

Etymologies

conceive +‎ -able (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • What I find less conceivable is that these miracles were needed again and again.

    Is “Intelligent Design” Un-Christian?

  • So also the histories of things both future and past which do not surpass human credence, laws, institutions, manners, I call conceivable and clear, though they cannot be proved mathematically.

    Theologico-Political Treatise

  • No more is it conceivable that when the Greek word _baptizoo_ (to immerse) was used, it meant to cleanse by sprinkling (_rantizoo_), or when the word _rantizoo_ (to sprinkle) was used, it meant to cleanse by immersing (_baptizoo_).

    To Infidelity and Back

  • It was in short conceivable to her that Selina would deny absolutely that she had been in the museum, that they had stood face to face and that she had fled in confusion.

    A London Life and Other Tales

  • You nail it on 0bama becoming a joke, but I'm afraid that the fallout all joke all the time, was on Free Republic, (tip o 'the hat to founder Jim Robinson) that went all comedy all morning and had Zero winning every title conceivable as envisioned by the multi talented residents and staff at Free Republic.

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  • "You nail it on 0bama becoming a joke, but I'm afraid that the fallout all joke all the time, was on Free Republic, (tip o 'the hat to founder Jim Robinson) that went all comedy all morning and had Zero winning every title conceivable as envisioned by the multi talented residents and staff at Free Republic."

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  • Anyone who believes that it’s conceivable is someone who hasn’t got the most basic clue about how software development works.

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  • In regard to matter, therefore, a closed system is conceivable, that is, a system in which there is neither increase nor decrease in material entropy.

    The Economics of the Coming Spaceship Earth (historical)

  • I was planning to join the march there, but when I was going to that place, I saw such showers, not showers but, rather, a storm, such a drenching rain that I really could not describe as conceivable the march that was staged and organized.

    Castro Heads `Multitudinous' March Against U.S. Embargo Delivers Speech After March

  • And to make religion akin to friendship is simply to give it the highest expression conceivable by man.

    For Auld Lang Syne

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