- that can be managed; governable; tractable; contrivable.
Origin of manageable
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He was used to dealing with pique in women, and had found it the most manageable of weaknesses.Malbone
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This machine proved a success, it being safe and manageable.Flying Machines
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Men for the most part are manageable; women are the converts needed.
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Even the Aquitania would not be quite seaworthy, for she would not be manageable.Notes on Life and Letters
- able to be managed or controlled
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Word Origin and History for manageable
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