attainable

[uh-tey-nuh-buh l]

adjective

capable of being attained.

Nearby words

  1. attack dog,
  2. attack rate,
  3. attacker,
  4. attagirl,
  5. attain,
  6. attainder,
  7. attainment,
  8. attainment target,
  9. attaint,
  10. attainture

Origin of attainable

First recorded in 1640–50; attain + -able

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Word Origin and History for attainable

attainable

adj.

1640s; see attain + -able. Related: Attainability.

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