[stach-oo-tuh-buh l]


(of an offense) recognized by statute; legally punishable.
prescribed, authorized, or permitted by statute: the statutable age of a voter.

Origin of statutable

First recorded in 1630–40; statute + -able
Related formsnon·stat·u·ta·ble, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for statutable

Historical Examples of statutable

  • The decreasing value of the statutable stipends in the xvii c. led to the adoption (in 1630) of the new scale of payments.


    Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker

  • This recognition is not merely technical, or strictly confined to a statutable interpretation.

    Thoughts on African Colonization

    William Lloyd Garrison

  • The statutable time of taking both degrees was anticipated, but irregularities of this kind were not then infrequent.


    Thomas Fowler

British Dictionary definitions for statutable



Derived Formsstatutably, adverb
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