Terminable Ter"mi*na*ble (-m[i^]n*[.a]*b'l), a. [See {Terminate}.] Capable of being terminated or bounded; limitable. -- {Ter"mi*na*ble*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

{Terminable annuity}, an annuity for a stated, definite number of years; -- distinguished from {life annuity}, and {perpetual annuity}. [1913 Webster]

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  • terminableness — noun see terminable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • terminableness — See terminability. * * * …   Universalium

  • terminableness — ter·mi·na·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • terminableness — noun see terminable * * * terminabilˈity or terˈminableness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑terminable …   Useful english dictionary

  • terminable — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin terminabilis, from Latin terminare Date: 15th century capable of being terminated • terminableness noun • terminably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • terminable — terminability, terminableness, n. terminably, adv. /terr meuh neuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being terminated. 2. (of an annuity) coming to an end after a certain term. [1375 1425; late ME, equiv. to termin(en) to end ( < L terminare) + ABLE] *… …   Universalium

  • terminable — /ˈtɜmənəbəl/ (say termuhnuhbuhl) adjective 1. that may be terminated. 2. (of an annuity) coming to an end after a certain term. {Middle English termynable, from termine determine + able} –terminability /tɜmənəˈbɪləti/ (say termuhnuh biluhtee),… …   Australian English dictionary

  • terminable — [tʉr′mi nə bəl] adj. 1. that can be terminated 2. that terminates after a specified time, as a contract terminability n. terminableness terminably adv …   English World dictionary

  • terminable — adj. 1 that may be terminated. 2 coming to an end after a certain time (terminable annuity). Derivatives: terminableness n …   Useful english dictionary

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