adjective Date: 14th century capable of being imagined ; conceivable <
any imaginable location
imaginableness nounimaginably adverb

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  • imaginable — [ imaʒinabl ] adj. • 1295; bas lat. imaginabilis ♦ Que l on peut imaginer, concevoir. ⇒ concevable. Toutes les couleurs possibles et imaginables. Cela n était pas imaginable autrefois. ⇒ pensable. « Toutes les tuiles imaginables me tombent sur la …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • imaginable — Imaginable. adj. de t. g. Qu on peut s imaginer, se persuader. Il n est pas imaginable qu un homme si sage ait fait cette folie. cela est il imaginable? Il signifie aussi, Ce dont on peut s adviser, qui est possible. Je chercheray tous les moyens …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Imaginable — Im*ag i*na*ble, a. [L. imaginabilis: cf. F. imaginable.] Capable of being imagined; conceivable. [1913 Webster] Men sunk into the greatest darkness imaginable. Tillotson. {Im*ag i*na*ble*ness}, n. {Im*ag i*na*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imaginable — (adj.) late 14c., ymaginable, from O.Fr. imaginable and directly from L.L. imaginabilis, from L. imaginari (see IMAGINE (Cf. imagine)). Related: Imaginably …   Etymology dictionary

  • imaginable — index plausible, possible, potential, prospective, viable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • imaginable — imaginative, imaginal, imaginary Analogous words: realized or realizable, conceived or conceivable, imagined, envisaged, envisioned (see corresponding verbs at THINK) Antonyms: unimaginable, inconceivable …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • imaginable — meaning ‘able to be imagined’, is spelt without an e in the middle …   Modern English usage

  • imaginable — [adj] believable, possible apprehensible, calculable, comprehensible, conceivable, conjecturable, convincing, credible, likely, plausible, sensible, supposable, thinkable, under the sun*; concepts 529,552 Ant. impossible, improbable,… …   New thesaurus

  • imaginable — (Del lat. imaginabĭlis). adj. Que se puede imaginar …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • imaginable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ possible to be thought of or believed. DERIVATIVES imaginably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • imaginable — [i maj′i nə bəl] adj. [ME ymaginable < LL imaginabilis] that can be imagined imaginably adv …   English World dictionary

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