Combatable Com"bat*a*ble (? or ?), a. [Cf. F. combattable.] Such as can be, or is liable to be, combated; as, combatable foes, evils, or arguments. [1913 Webster]

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  • combatable — adjective Able to be combated or opposed …   Wiktionary

  • combatable — comˈbatable adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑combat …   Useful english dictionary

  • combat — combatable, adj. v. /keuhm bat , kom bat, kum /; n. /kom bat, kum /, v., combated, combating or (esp. Brit.) combatted, combatting, n. v.t. 1. to fight or contend against; oppose vigorously: to combat crime. v.i. 2. to battle; contend: to combat… …   Universalium

  • combattable — (kon ba ta bl ) adj. Qui peut être combattu. HISTORIQUE    XIIIe s. •   Et Gauvain le bien combatable, la Rose, 19092.    XVe s. •   Le mareschal et bon combatable, EUST. DESCH. Mir. du mar.. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Combattre. Dans l ancien français… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • combat — verb (combated, combating) –verb (t) /ˈkɒmbæt / (say kombat), /kəmˈbæt / (say kuhm bat) 1. to fight or contend against; oppose vigorously: *These bands were made of a flannel material and had a strong smelling medicinal treatment in them to help… …   Australian English dictionary

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