- susceptible to debate, challenge, or doubt; questionable: Whether this is the best plan of action or not is arguable.
- susceptible to being supported by convincing or persuasive argument: Admirers agree that it is arguable he is the finest pianist of his generation.
Origin of arguable
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- capable of being disputed; doubtful
- capable of being supported by argument; plausible
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Word Origin and History for non-arguable
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