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-able meaning

EN[ə.bl̩]
FR -able

    Definition of -able in English Dictionary

  • SuffixSUF-able
    1. An adjectival suffix; forms adjectives meaning.
      1. movable: able to be moved
      2. amendable: able to be amended
      3. breakable: liable to broken
      4. blamable: fit to be blamed
      5. salable: fit to be sold
      6. fashionable: relevant to fashion
      7. seasonable: suitable to season
      8. pleasurable: giving pleasure
      9. peaceable: inclined to peace
      10. reportable: subject to be reported
      11. taxable: subject to be taxed
      12. payable: due to pay
    2. An instrumental suffix; forms nouns representing.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Adjective-forming suffixes
            • Productive suffixes
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        Meaning of -able for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "-able" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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