fineable

[ fahy-nuh-buh l ]
/ ˈfaɪ nə bəl /

adjective

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OTHER WORDS FROM fineable

fine·a·ble·ness, nounun·fine·a·ble, adjective

Definition for fineable (2 of 2)

finable

or fine·a·ble

[ fahy-nuh-buh l ]
/ ˈfaɪ nə bəl /

adjective

subject to a fine; punishable by a fine.

Origin of finable

First recorded in 1475–85; fine2 + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM finable

fin·a·ble·ness, nounun·fin·a·ble, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for fineable

  • They are fineable who rise before they have set six hours; for then the edge of their stomach is blunted.

British Dictionary definitions for fineable (1 of 2)

fineable
/ (ˈfaɪnəbəl) /

adjective

a variant spelling of finable

Derived forms of fineable

fineableness, noun

British Dictionary definitions for fineable (2 of 2)

finable

fineable

/ (ˈfaɪnəbəl) /

adjective

liable to a fine

Derived forms of finable

finableness or fineableness, noun
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