Trainable Train"a*ble, a. Capable of being trained or educated; as, boys trainable to virtue. --Richardson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • trainable — train ► VERB 1) teach (a person or animal) a particular skill or type of behaviour through regular practice and instruction. 2) be taught in such a way. 3) make or become physically fit through a course of exercise and diet. 4) (train on) point… …   English terms dictionary

  • trainable — ˈtrānəbəl adjective Etymology: train (IV) + able : capable of being trained labor supply is abundant, highly trainable, well educated advt …   Useful english dictionary

  • trainable — adjective see train III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trainable — trainability, n. /tray neuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being trained. 2. Educ. of or pertaining to moderately retarded individuals who may achieve some self sufficiency, as in personal care. [1540 50; TRAIN + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • trainable — adjective Capable of being trained, teachable, educatable …   Wiktionary

  • trainable — train·able trā nə bəl adj affected with moderate mental retardation and capable of being trained in self care and in simple social and work skills in a sheltered environment compare EDUCABLE …   Medical dictionary

  • trainable — Synonyms and related words: aimable, aimed, apt, bright, clever, directed, directional, directive, dirigible, docile, educable, facile, formable, guidable, impressionable, instructable, intelligent, leadable, malleable, moldable, motivated, on… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • trainable — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Capable of being educated: educable, teachable. See TEACH …   English dictionary for students

  • trainable — adj. can be trained; can be instructed, can be taught; can be domesticated, can be tamed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trainable — train·able …   English syllables

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