from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being attained.
  • [Attainable was formerly sometimes used where obtainable or procurable would now be preferred, as in the following passages:
  • Synonyms Practicable, feasible, possible, within reach.

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

  • adjective Capable of being attained or reached by efforts of the mind or body; capable of being compassed or accomplished by efforts directed to the object.
  • adjective obsolete Obtainable.

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

  • adjective Able to be achieved, accomplished or obtained.

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

  • adjective capable of being attained or accomplished


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.