from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being brought down.
  • Capable of being derived by reasoning from known principles or facts; inferable by deduction.

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

  • adjective Capable of being deduced or inferred; derivable by reasoning, as a result or consequence.
  • adjective obsolete Capable of being brought down.

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

  • adjective capable of being deduced

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

  • adjective capable of being deduced


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  • Chancellor Kent, in his 'Commentaries,' says: 'The legal effects of marriage are generally deducible from the principle of the common law, by which the husband and wife are regarded as one person, and her legal existence and authority lost or suspended during the continuance of the matrimonial union.'

    Eighty Years and More: Reminiscences 1815-1897

  • "They," that is, both the makers and the idols, are witnesses against themselves, for the idols palpably see and know nothing (Ps 115: 4-8). that they may be ashamed -- the consequence deducible from the whole previous argument, not merely from the words immediately preceding, as in Isa 28: 13; 36: 12.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • The attendance at church was, of course, set down to "business considerations," and was held to be quite consistent with the scepticism and loose morality deducible from the French book and the unground coffee.

    Pages from a Journal with Other Papers

  • There’s also data on median incomes (though that’s deducible from the previous data) on p. 37.

    Matthew Yglesias » Endgame

  • Consequently, his accusations ooze hypocrisy; Warren never made these arguments and they are not deducible from her claims.

    Ron Davis: George Will vs. Elizabeth Warren

  • The only difference between an HSA policy and otherwise is the size of the deducible.

    Health Care, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • As if not remembering something could take away what is easily deducible and readily obvious with just a little bit of thought!

    Manifesting Change

  • The nature of our reality is deducible, knowable, and very simply this: we are creators, alive in a loving Universe—spiritual beings who live in a world of illusions that we have not only created but still exercise control over.

    Manifesting Change

  • Nevertheless, there is good evidence that the tertiary structure is in principle deducible from the sequence of amino acids.


  • Pestalozzi, except theologically, was self-educated, did not leave a written account of teaching and of teacher training colleges; his place in the history of education and teaching is deducible in outline from his various writings, loving sincere deeds, the example he set.

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