generable

[ jen-er-uh-buh l ]
/ ˈdʒɛn ər ə bəl /

adjective

capable of being generated or produced.

Nearby words

  1. genealogist,
  2. genealogy,
  3. genearch,
  4. genecology,
  5. genera,
  6. general,
  7. general accounting office,
  8. general admission,
  9. general agreement on tariffs and trade,
  10. general american

Origin of generable

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin generābil(is) creative, productive, equivalent to gener(āre) to beget, produce (see gender2) + -ābilis -able

Related formsgen·er·a·bil·i·ty, gen·er·a·ble·ness, nounun·gen·er·a·ble, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for generability

generable

/ (ˈdʒɛnərəbəl) /

adjective

able to be generated

Word Origin for generable

C15: from Late Latin generābilis, from Latin generāre to beget

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Word Origin and History for generability

generable

adj.

mid-15c., from Latin generabilis, from generare (see generation).

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