traceable

[ trey-suh-buh l ]
/ ˈtreɪ sə bəl /

adjective

capable of being traced.
attributable or ascribable (usually followed by to): a victory traceable to good coaching.

Nearby words

  1. trabzon,
  2. tracasserie,
  3. trace,
  4. trace element,
  5. trace fossil,
  6. traceless,
  7. tracelessly,
  8. tracer,
  9. tracer bullet,
  10. traceried

Origin of traceable

First recorded in 1740–50; trace1 + -able

Related forms
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Word Origin and History for traceability

traceable

adj.

1748, from trace (v.) + -able. Related: Traceability.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper