Measurable Meas"ur*a*ble, a. [F. mesurable, L. mensurabilis. See {Measure}, and cf. {Mensurable}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Capable of being measured; susceptible of mensuration or computation. [1913 Webster]

2. Moderate; temperate; not excessive. [1913 Webster]

Of his diet measurable was he. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] -- {Meas"ur*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Meas"ur*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

Yet do it measurably, as it becometh Christians. --Latimer. [1913 Webster]

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