from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being determined, fixed, or ascertained with certainty; able to be clearly defined or decided upon: as, a determinable quantity; the meaning of Plato's expression is not determinable.
  • In law: Subject to premature termination: as, a lease determinable at the option of the lessor.
  • Liable to be terminated by a contingency yet uncertain or unknown: as, a determinable fee.

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

  • adjective Capable of being determined, definitely ascertained, decided upon, or brought to a conclusion.

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

  • adjective Able to be determined or limited
  • adjective law Able to be decided or settled by law
  • noun philosophy An attribute of something that is suceptible of determination into various states

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

  • adjective capable of being determined or limited or fixed


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