Losable
Losable \Los"a*ble\, a. Such as can be lost. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • losable — adjective see lose …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • losable — losableness, n. /looh zeuh beuhl/, adj. susceptible to becoming lost. [1605 15; LOSE + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • losable — adjective that can be lost …   Wiktionary

  • losable —   …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • losable — los·able …   English syllables

  • losable — …   Useful english dictionary

  • -able — able, ible 1. general. These two suffixes are derived from Latin endings abilis and ibilis, either directly or through Old French. Of the two, able is an active suffix that can be freely added to the stems of transitive verbs, whereas the set of… …   Modern English usage

  • -ible — able, ible 1. general. These two suffixes are derived from Latin endings abilis and ibilis, either directly or through Old French. Of the two, able is an active suffix that can be freely added to the stems of transitive verbs, whereas the set of… …   Modern English usage

  • loseable — adjective see losable * * * loseable see losable …   Useful english dictionary

  • lose — verb (lost; losing) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English losian to perish, lose, from los destruction; akin to Old English lēosan to lose; akin to Old Norse losa to loosen, Latin luere to atone for, Greek lyein to loosen, dissolve, destroy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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