Origin of usable
Examples from the Web for useable
Tavis Smiley, the PBS talk show host and close friend to Cornel West, often credits West with having a “useable intellect.”Cornel West’s Disappointing Decline
October 23, 2014
Most of the sewage can be converted to useable agricultural water.Sewage Treatment And the Two-State Solution
July 29, 2013
Their five useable 4·5 howitzers had been placed in a perfect how.Pushed and the Return Push
George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
Each has a useable length of 1000 feet, a useable width of 110 feet.South America Observations and Impressions
Your ankle should be useable by the time our next supply plane from Hawaii takes off.Tabby
Evidently he rigged up a furnace and melted the metal into useable form.The Secret Pact
Mildred A. Wirt
To peff, meaning to cough faintly (like a sheep), is hardly a useable word.
- able to be used
Word Origin and History for useable
late 14c., from Old French usable (early 14c.), from user (see use). Not a common word before c.1840. Related: Usably.