[ in-ves-ti-guh-buh l ]
/ ɪnˈvɛs tɪ gə bəl /


capable of being investigated.

Nearby words

  1. invertible counterpoint,
  2. invertin,
  3. invertor,
  4. invest,
  5. investable,
  6. investigate,
  7. investigation,
  8. investigative,
  9. investigative new drug,
  10. investigator

Origin of investigable

1585–95; < Late Latin investīgābilis, equivalent to Latin investīgā(re) to track down (see investigate) + -bilis -ble

Related formsun·in·ves·ti·ga·ble, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for investigable



c.1400, from Late Latin investigabilis "that may be searched into," from investigare (see investigation).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper