[trahy-uh-buh l]

subject or liable to judicial trial.

Origin of triable

1400–50; late Middle English < Anglo-French. See try, -able
Related formsun·tri·a·ble, adjectiveun·tri·a·ble·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for triable

actionable, disputable, prosecutable, contestable

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British Dictionary definitions for triable



  1. liable to be tried judicially
  2. subject to examination or determination by a court of law
rare able to be tested
Derived Formstriableness, noun
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