Definitions

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

  • adjective Capable of being endured.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being borne; tolerable; endurable; supportable.

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

  • adjective Capable of being borne or endured; tolerable.

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

  • adjective Able to be borne; tolerable; endurable.

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

  • adjective capable of being borne though unpleasant

Etymologies

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bear +‎ -able

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