[rep-li-kuh-buh l]


capable of replication: The scientific experiment must be replicable in all details to be considered valid.

Nearby words

  1. repletion,
  2. replevin,
  3. replevisable,
  4. replevy,
  5. replica,
  6. replicar,
  7. replicase,
  8. replicate,
  9. replication,
  10. replicative

Origin of replicable

First recorded in 1950–55; replic(ate) + -able Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for replicable



1520s, "that may be replied to," from Latin stem of reply + -able. Meaning "that may be duplicated" is from 1953, from replicate (v.). Related: Replicability.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper