Definitions

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

  • adj. Bearable; endurable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Capable of being supported, upheld, maintained, or defended.
  • adj. Capable of being borne, endured, or tolerated; endurable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being supported, maintained, or endured; endurable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being supported, upheld, sustained, maintained, or defended.
  • Capable of being borne, endured, or tolerated; bearable; endurable: as, the pain is not supportable; patience renders injuries or insults supportable.

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

  • adj. capable of being borne though unpleasant

Etymologies

support +‎ -able (Wiktionary)

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