Referable Ref"er*a*ble (r?f"?r*?*b'l), a. Capable of being referred, or considered in relation to something else; assignable; ascribable. [Written also {referrible}.] [1913 Webster]

It is a question among philosophers, whether all the attractions which obtain between bodies are referable to one general cause. --W. Nicholson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • referable — re·fer·able also re·fer·rable ref (ə )rə bəl, ri fər ə adj capable of being considered as being related to or caused by something else <symptoms referable to the primary tumor (M. A. Beckles )(et al)> …   Medical dictionary

  • referable — re|fer|a|ble [rıˈfə:rəbəl] adj [+ to] formal something that is referable to something else can be related to it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • referable — adjective (+ to) formal something that is referable to something else can be related to it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • referable — refer ► VERB (referred, referring) 1) (refer to) mention or allude to. 2) (refer to) direct the attention of (someone) to. 3) (refer to) (of a word or phrase) describe or denote. 4) ( …   English terms dictionary

  • referable — adjective see refer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • referable — See refer. * * * …   Universalium

  • referable — adjective Capable of being referred to …   Wiktionary

  • referable — Synonyms and related words: accountable, affinitive, alleged, appertaining, ascribable, assignable, associative, attributable, attributed, charged, comparable, comparative, congenial, connective, correlative, credited, derivable from,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • referable — ref·er·a·ble || rɪ fɜːrÉ™bl adj. can be directed; can be ascribed to, can be related to; can be applied to; can be alluded to …   English contemporary dictionary

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