- 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
Related Words for assignabletransferable, debatable, interchangeable, negotiable, assignable, transactional, exchangeable, conveyable
Examples from the Web for assignable
Historical Examples of 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)