Origin of measurable
Examples from the Web for measurably
In other words, support for marriage equality is literally and measurably moving in the right direction.
Quick: Name the two-term presidents whose second terms were measurably better than their first terms?Obama’s Nightmare: Reelected in 2012 but Republicans Take the Senate|Thomas E. Cronin|December 29, 2011|DAILY BEAST
In fact, there is only one demographic that differs, measurably from the rest of us in Real America.
When one has obtained predominance, the other has been measurably neglected.
Conscious of a duty done, I am happily independent enough to be measurably indifferent as to a mere present and temporary effect.Problems of Expansion|Whitelaw Reid
Lee Randon nodded; he was measurably fond of her; he usually enjoyed a party at which he found Anette.Cytherea|Joseph Hergesheimer
The letter was sealed, so that he was measurably relieved from the temptation to examine its contents.Sevenoaks|J. G. Holland
From the dangers which destroy calf and Russia leather, morocco is measurably free.A Book for All Readers|Ainsworth Rand Spofford
British Dictionary definitions for measurably
Word Origin and History for measurably
c.1300, "moderate," from Old French mesurable "restrained, moderate, sensible; restricted," from Late Latin mensurabilis, from mensurare (see measure (v.)). Meaning "that can be measured" is from mid-14c. Related: Measurably.