- capable of being traced.
- attributable or ascribable (usually followed by to): a victory traceable to good coaching.
Origin of traceable
Related formstrace·a·bil·i·ty, trace·a·ble·ness, nountrace·a·bly, adverbnon·trace·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·trace·a·ble, adjectivenon·trace·a·ble·ness, nounnon·trace·a·bly, adverbun·trace·a·ble, adjective
First recorded in 1740–50; trace1
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Word Origin and History for traceability
1748, from trace (v.) + -able. Related: Traceability.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper