Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being collected.

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  • adjective Suitable for collecting.
  • noun Anything that someone might want to collect.

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

  • noun things considered to be worth collecting (not necessarily valuable or antique)
  • adjective subject to or requiring payment especially as specified

Etymologies

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collect +‎ -able

Examples

  • The poems have all been published previously, but only in collectable or hard-to-find volumes, so it's great that the BPR is making them more widely available.

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  • The poems have all been published previously, but only in collectable or hard-to-find volumes, so it's great that the BPR is making them more widely available.

    The Works of Tim Powers » 2008 » October

  • When an obsessive toy collector named Al McWhiggin (owner of Al's Toy Barn) kidnaps Woody, and Woody learns that he's a highly valued collectable from a 1950s TV show called "Woody's Roundup," the stage is set for a daring rescue attempt by the gang from Andy's room.

    Disney and Pixar's Full Animated Line-Up Through 2012! « FirstShowing.net

  • Collect a Dean Cain collectable per level to complete the collection and gain one power of his from each movie, collect all the a Super Dean Cain Man!

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Sneak Peak

  • Anyway this classic collectable is put out by Diamond Select and is part of their Starship Legends series.

    Debut Enterprise » Fanboy.com

  • For some surfers, the hunt for that bargain or that collectable translates into a couple of enjoyable hours every evening looking through lists of goodies.

    The (Almost) Complete Guide to Online Purchases

  • For some surfers, the hunt for that bargain or that collectable translates into a couple of enjoyable hours every evening looking through lists of goodies.

    The (Almost) Complete Guide to Online Purchases

  • Some attentive press coverage also misses the larger point by focusing on whether the award is collectable, which is certainly an open question as Chevron will pursue protracted appeals both in Ecuador and the United States, and has also made a persuasive fraud case charging that a report favorable to the plaintiffs was covertly written by the plaintiffs' lawyers themselves.

    Forbes.com: News

  • Some attentive press coverage also misses the larger point by focusing on whether the award is collectable, which is certainly an open question as Chevron will pursue protracted appeals both in Ecuador and the United States, and has also made a persuasive fraud case charging that a report favorable to the plaintiffs was covertly written by the plaintiffs' lawyers themselves.

    Forbes.com: News

  • It's tucked away along South Main Street between a law office and a coin collectable shop, but its there.

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