ALL meanings of -able

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  • suffix -able -able combines with verbs to form adjectives. Adjectives formed in this way describe someone or something that can have a particular thing done to them. For example, if something is avoidable, it can be avoided. 3
  • suffix forming adjectives -able capable of, suitable for, or deserving of (being acted upon as indicated) 3
  • suffix forming adjectives -able inclined to; given to; able to; causing 3
  • noun -able that can or will 3
  • noun -able capable of being ____ed 3
  • noun -able worthy of being ____ed 3
  • noun -able having qualities of 3
  • noun -able tending or inclined to 3
  • suffix -able An adjectival suffix; forms adjectives meaning. 0
  • suffix -able An instrumental suffix; forms nouns representing. 0
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