- capable of being specified: The word has no assignable meaning in our language.
- capable of being attributed: This work is assignable to a 12th-century poet.
- Law. capable of being assigned.
Origin of assignable
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Examples from the Web for assignable
Let us see whether any such infinity of evidence is assignable.Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I
No motive was assignable for the terrible act, except ill-health.A Diplomat in Japan
Ernest Mason Satow
Of him there is no assignable master; neither Hogarth nor Gillray.George Cruikshank
W. H. Chesson
There was no assignable cause for his going, and he resisted it as a vagary.Studies in the Out-Lying Fields of Psychic Science
When we seek the infinitely small, we divide, and call that infinitely small which is less than the least assignable quantity.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 6 (of 10)
Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)