from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Capable of being ruled; governable
  • adj. According to rule; allowable

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. That may be ruled; subject to rule; accordant or conformable to rule.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being ruled; governable.
  • Permissible according to rule; allowable.


From rule +‎ -able (Wiktionary)


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