Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being relieved; fitted to receive relief.

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

  • adjective Capable of being relieved; fitted to recieve relief.

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  • adjective Capable of being relieved; fitted to receive relief.

Etymologies

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relieve +‎ -able

Examples

  • To answer Dfens “twice as relievable” misunderstanding there was a report that showed the Loss of Mission and Loss of Crew data.

    Mike Griffin's Closing Statement - NASA Watch

  • “Many tribal communities on the Navajo Nation do not have access to a relievable water supply, and the Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project will provide many of these communities with stable and reliable access to water,” Luján said.

    Salazar Signs Decision on Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project, Clearing the Way for Historic Water Rights Settlement

  • -- The accumulation of secretions in the bronchi due to faulty bechic powers and seen most frequently in children, is quickly relievable by bronchoscopic sponge-pumping or aspiration through the tracheotomic wound, in cases in which the tracheotomy may be deemed necessary.

    Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery

  • With delight the money-caliphs view a situation that they think is relievable while you wait.

    Roads of Destiny

  • The solid workingmen of America who know the value of industry and thrift, and have confidence in the relief to be obtained from all relievable wrongs by legitimate political or other sedate action, have no time to give to the leadership of agitations which require them to quit work, and destroy industries, and attack the social order upon which they depend.

    Complete Essays

  • The solid workingmen of America who know the value of industry and thrift, and have confidence in the relief to be obtained from all relievable wrongs by legitimate political or other sedate action, have no time to give to the leadership of agitations which require them to quit work, and destroy industries, and attack the social order upon which they depend.

    Causes of Discontent

  • The solid workingmen of America who know the value of industry and thrift, and have confidence in the relief to be obtained from all relievable wrongs by legitimate political or other sedate action, have no time to give to the leadership of agitations which require them to quit work, and destroy industries, and attack the social order upon which they depend.

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner

  • It is a relievable case as well as there is a necessity there should be relief sought and had in it.

    The Whole Works of the Rev. John Howe, M.A. with a Memoir of the Author. Vol. VI.

  • When the pains from defect or excess of motion are more distressing than those already described, and are not relievable by such partial exertions, as in screaming, or laughter, more general convulsions occur; which vary perhaps according to the situation of the pained part, or to some previous associations formed by the early habits of life.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II Or, the Laws of Organic Life

  • Hence whatever may be the cause of the primary pain, which occasions the cramp of the calf of the leg, the secondary one is relievable by standing up, and thus by the weight of the body on the toes forcibly extending the contracted muscles.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II Or, the Laws of Organic Life

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