suable

[soo-uh-buh l]
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adjective

liable to be sued; capable of being sued.

Nearby words

  1. styx,
  2. stębark,
  3. su,
  4. su-,
  5. su-chou,
  6. suakin,
  7. suas,
  8. suasion,
  9. suasive,
  10. suasively

Origin of suable

First recorded in 1615–25; sue + -able

Related formssu·a·bil·i·ty, nounsu·a·bly, adverb

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Examples from the Web for suable

  • When do notes payable on demand, or in which no time of payment is mentioned, become due and suable?

  • Hence, a note payable on the first day of the month is not due and suable until the fourth.



British Dictionary definitions for suable

suable

adjective

liable to be sued in a court
Derived Formssuability, noun

Word Origin for suable

C17: from sue + -able

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