Definitions

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

  • adjective Deserving commendation; praiseworthy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To be lauded; praiseworthy; commendable: as, laudable motives; laudable actions.
  • In pathology, healthy; salubrious; natural.

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

  • adjective Worthy of being lauded; praiseworthy; commendable
  • adjective (Med.) Healthy; salubrious; normal; having a disposition to promote healing; not noxious

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

  • adjective Worthy of being lauded; praiseworthy; commendable; as, laudable motives; laudable actions; laudable ambition.
  • adjective Healthy; salubrious; normal; having a disposition to promote healing; not noxious; as, laudable juices of the body; laudable pus.

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

  • adjective worthy of high praise

Etymologies

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laud +‎ -able

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  • adjective: worthy of high praise

    To say that Gandhi's actions were laudable is the greatest understatement; he overthrew an empire without violence.

    October 19, 2016