solvable

[ sol-vuh-buhl ]
/ ˈsɒl və bəl /

adjective

capable of being solved, as a problem.
Mathematics. (of a group) having a normal series of subgroups in which successive quotient groups are Abelian.
Archaic. soluble (def. 1).

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Origin of solvable

First recorded in 1640–50; solve + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM solvable

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH solvable

1. insoluble, insolvable, unsolvable 2. solvable , soluble
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British Dictionary definitions for solvable

solvable
/ (ˈsɒlvəbəl) /

adjective

another word for soluble (def. 1)

Derived forms of solvable

solvability or solvableness, noun
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