measurable

[ mezh-er-uh-buh l ]
/ ˈmɛʒ ər ə bəl /

adjective

capable of being measured.

Origin of measurable

1300–50; Middle English mesurable < Middle French < Late Latin mēnsūrābilis that can be measured. See measure, -able
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measurable

/ (ˈmɛʒərəbəl, ˈmɛʒrə-) /

adjective

able to be measured; perceptible or significant
Derived Formsmeasurability or measurableness, nounmeasurably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for measurably

measurable


adj.

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.

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