measurable [ mezh-er- uh-b uh l] Word Origin See more synonyms for measurable on Thesaurus.com Origin of measurable 1300–50; Middle English mesurable
Late Latin mēnsūrābilis
that can be measured. See
-able Related forms meas·ur·a·bil·i·ty, meas·ur·a·ble·ness, noun meas·ur·a·bly, adverb in·ter·meas·ur·a·ble, adjective non·meas·ur·a·bil·i·ty, noun non·meas·ur·a·ble, adjective non·meas·ur·a·ble·ness, noun non·meas·ur·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for nonmeasurable able to be measured; perceptible or significant Derived Forms measurability or measurableness, noun measurably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for nonmeasurable 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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