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nameable

or nam·a·ble

[ney-muh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. capable of or susceptible to being named or identified; identifiable.
  2. worth mentioning by name; notable; memorable.
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Origin of nameable

First recorded in 1770–80; name + -able
Related formsname·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·name·a·ble, adjective
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Related Words for nameable

preeminent, remarkable, striking, marked, well-known, unusual, noteworthy, illustrious, eminent, conspicuous, renowned, extraordinary, notorious, memorable, momentous, prominent, great, rare, evident, noticeable

Examples from the Web for nameable

Historical Examples of nameable

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

    Myths and Legends of China

    E. T. C. Werner

  • 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

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