Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being granted or conveyed.

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

  • adjective Capable of being granted.

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  • adjective Capable of being granted.

Etymologies

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grant +‎ -able

Examples

  • On 24 January 1674 they passed a resolution that the hospital-house was old, weak, ruinous, and so small and strait for keeping the great number applying for admission that it ought to be removed and rebuilt elsewhere on some site grantable by the city.66 Bethlem needed a new home.

    Bedlam

  • On 24 January 1674 they passed a resolution that the hospital-house was old, weak, ruinous, and so small and strait for keeping the great number applying for admission that it ought to be removed and rebuilt elsewhere on some site grantable by the city.66 Bethlem needed a new home.

    Bedlam

  • On 24 January 1674 they passed a resolution that the hospital-house was old, weak, ruinous, and so small and strait for keeping the great number applying for admission that it ought to be removed and rebuilt elsewhere on some site grantable by the city.66 Bethlem needed a new home.

    Bedlam

  • But Gonzales, being the butt-sucking sycophantic Bushevite that he is, is mutually dedicated to a return to and an embracing of an old system of Monarchy in which even rights are presumed to be grantable by the government or King.

    Think Progress » Gonzales: ‘There Is No Express Grant of Habeas Corpus In The Constitution’

  • Furthermore, both Black and Hoffman stated in their respective declarations that "the entire delay in filing the required reply from the due date for the reply until the filing of a grantable petition pursuant to 37 CFR § 1.137b was unintentional."

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Furthermore, both Black and Hoffman stated in their respective declarations that "the entire delay in filing the required reply from the due date for the reply until the filing of a grantable petition pursuant to 37 CFR § 1.137b was unintentional."

    Another Patent Challenged for "Unintentional" Abandonment

  • These writs, however, in cases of misdemeanour, are not allowed, of course, but on probable cause shown to the Attorney General; and then they are understood to be grantable of common right, and _ex debito justitiæ_.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 339, January, 1844

  • I mentioned to you in my last letter, that Fitzherbert's conversation had decided me in thinking it better for me to take the reversion of Lord Clanbrassil's office (supposing it clearly grantable in reversion), rather than the Mastership of the

    Memoirs of the Courts and Cabinets of George the Third From the Original Family Documents, Volume 1 (of 2)

  • Lands that were not cultivated by the proprietor within a limited time were declared grantable to any other person.

    An Essay on the Principle of Population

  • Lands that were not cultivated by the proprietor within a limited time were declared grantable to any other person.

    An Essay on the Principle of Population

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