- able to be counted.
- (of a set) having a finite number of elements.
- (of a set) having elements that form a one-to-one correspondence with the natural numbers; denumerable; enumerable.
Origin of countable
Related Words for countableaccountable, computable, estimable, measurable, predictable, ascertainable, countable, discoverable, foreseeable, reckonable
Examples from the Web for countable
Historical Examples of countable
My two boys and son-in-law are off with the South, but I'm not 'countable for them.Red-Tape and Pigeon-Hole Generals
William H. Armstrong
If I'm to be held 'countable he doesn't live here no longer; I know that much.'Demos
They are countable by the thousand and the million; who have suffered cruel wrong.The French Revolution
While this poor Friedrich-Wilhelm sphere is perhaps still a countable quantity.
Bemebibi, chief of the Lesser Isisi, was too fat a man for a dreamer, for visions run with countable ribs and a cough.Bones
- capable of being counted
- maths logic able to be counted using the natural numbers; finite or denumerable
- linguistics denoting a count noun