Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being asserted or maintained. Also assertible.

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

  • adjective capable of being affirmed or asserted.

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

  • adjective That may be asserted.

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

  • adjective capable of being affirmed or asserted

Etymologies

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From assert +‎ -able.

Examples

  • Anupam Chander: they are property, because ownership is assertable against third parties.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Anupam Chander: they are property, because ownership is assertable against third parties.

    WIPIP at Seton Hall part 2

  • In any event, I actually doubt there are THAT many people who argue that even a necessity defense is assertable BECAUSE of natural law.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Sonia Sotomayor versus the Second Amendment:

  • Of course, they were arguing for a common law privacy right assertable against both the government and private parties, not constitutionalizing privacy rights.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Hate Crimes Laws, Anti-Gay Views, and Public Accountants:

  • Thus, in a sense, the political views Hook supported were judged to be warrantedly assertable, and those he rejected not to be warrantedly assertable, on the basis of empirical evidence at the current state of inquiry, that is, of contemporaneous debate.

    Sidney Hook

  • Dewey proposed to avoid the substantive term “truth” and to identify those propositions in the course of inquiry which could be deemed to be, at that particular stage of inquiry, “warrantedly assertable.”

    Sidney Hook

  • So, in AKV, Lewis (1946, 305) claimed that the full statement of a probability judgement should be of the form “That c, having property F, will also have property G, is credible on data D, with expectation a/b and reliability R”, and is assertable in whatever sense

    Clarence Irving Lewis

  • Some terms are formally provable (or assertable) and are classified as true.

    Paradoxes and Contemporary Logic

  • B.rather than conclude that B. Jackson came to realise, however, that there are assertable conditionals which one would not continue to believe if one learned the antecedent.

    Conditionals

  • Robustness was meant to ensure that an assertable conditional is fit for modus ponens.

    Conditionals

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