Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Open to argument.
  • adjective Capable of being argued plausibly; defensible in argument.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being argued; admitting argument.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being argued; admitting of debate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective That which can be argued; i.e., that which can be proven or strongly supported with sound logical deduction, precedent, and evidence.
  • adjective colloquial Open to doubt, argument or debate.

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

  • adjective open to argument or debate
  • adjective capable of being supported by argument

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

argue +‎ -able

Examples

  • In practice, the DOJ has prosecuted people that are in arguable or probable non-compliance with the relevant State laws.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » As Predicted, New Justice Department Policy Didn’t Stop Federal Medical Marijuana Arrests in States Where Medical Marijuana is Legal Under State Law

  • I would say that Kwiec (sic) suggests that a position, which I consider barely arguable, is not only reasonable, but correct.

    Balkinization

  • I would say that Kwiec (sic) suggests that a position, which I consider barely arguable, is not only reasonable, but correct.

    Balkinization

  • I would say that Kwiec suggests that a position, which I consider barely arguable, is not only reasonable, but correct.

    Balkinization

  • Ordinary legal indeterminacy of this sort, a fact of the law, does not mean that every legal position one comes up with, while arguable, is viable or persuasive, or that every disagreement on a legal issue is reasonable.

    Balkinization

  • Ordinary legal indeterminacy of this sort, a fact of the law, does not mean that every legal position one comes up with, while arguable, is viable or persuasive, or that every disagreement on a legal issue is reasonable.

    Balkinization

  • Ordinary legal indeterminacy of this sort, a fact of the law, does not mean that every legal position one comes up with, while arguable, is viable or persuasive, or that every disagreement on a legal issue is reasonable.

    Balkinization

  • I would say that Kwiec (sic) suggests that a position, which I consider barely arguable, is not only reasonable, but correct.

    Balkinization

  • I would say that Kwiec (sic) suggests that a position, which I consider barely arguable, is not only reasonable, but correct.

    Balkinization

  • I would say that Kwiec suggests that a position, which I consider barely arguable, is not only reasonable, but correct.

    Balkinization

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