Examples from the Web for livable
In a country nearly crushed by poverty and joblessness, there is little money left over for making the prisons humane and livable.
Too bad those values doesn't extend to paying people a livable wage or sharing profits.What's Religious About Corporate America Cheating Workers?|Sally Kohn|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While this solution is ideal for nobody, it seems to be livable for everybody.Top 5 Reasons To Accept Sharansky’s Western Wall Compromise|Sigal Samuel|April 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The idea of raising the minimum wage to a livable number, he said, was one shared by the 2012 Republican presidential nominee.Best Moments From Obama’s 2013 State of the Union Address|Ben Teitelbaum, Nina Strochlic|February 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To us, the two-state solution represents our best hope for a livable future.
The machine with buttermilk and Zenoleum headed the list for livable chicks.The Dollar Hen|Milo M. Hastings
The temperature, while somewhat cool, was in the livable range.The Book|Michael Shaara
They had brought with them furniture, paintings, and chinaware from England and France, and their homes were gracious and livable.The Flying Stingaree|Harold Leland Goodwin
It was considered a matter of course that the mission quarters were livable, that some sort of meeting place had been provided.Burned Bridges|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Have their advantages and disadvantages presented, and question: What are the essentials of a good, livable apartment?Woman's Club Work and Programs|Caroline French Benton
British Dictionary definitions for livable
Word Origin and History for livable
also liveable, 1610s, "likely to survive," from live (v.) + -able. Meaning "conducive to living" is from 1660s; sense of "suitable for living in" is from 1814 ("Mansfield Park"). Meaning "endurable" is from 1841.