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writable

or write·a·ble

[ rahy-tuh-buhl ]
/ ˈraɪ tə bəl /
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adjective
capable of being written or set down in writing.
Computers. capable of recording data: writable DVDs.
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Origin of writable

First recorded in 1780–90; write + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM writable

un·writ·a·ble, adjective
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How to use writable in a sentence

  • I'm in such a writable mood to-night that I don't know what to begin on, and I reckon I'll know less about where to stop.

    The Annals of Ann|Kate Trimble Sharber
  • Then surely at last we shall talk, about poems and stories, and all things writable, and all things livable.

    The Joys of Being a Woman|Winifred Kirkland
  • It is not writable, unless one could write with blood and tears.

    All the Days of My Life: An Autobiography|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
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