or nam·a·ble

[ ney-muh-buh l ]
/ ˈneɪ mə bəl /


capable of or susceptible to being named or identified; identifiable.
worth mentioning by name; notable; memorable.

Origin of nameable

First recorded in 1770–80; name + -able
Related formsname·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·name·a·ble, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for nameable

  • The Unnameable is the originator of Heaven and earth; manifesting itself as the Nameable, it is “the mother of all things.”

  • The general result is, that there are three chief kinds of nameable things:—1.

  • We are thus, as it were, driven upon the theory of Theism as furnishing the only nameable explanation of this universal order.

    Thoughts on Religion|George John Romanes