Confusable Con*fus"a*ble, a. Capable of being confused. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • confusable — confuse ► VERB 1) make bewildered or perplexed. 2) make less easy to understand. 3) mistake (one for another). DERIVATIVES confusable adjective. ORIGIN from Latin confusus, from confundere mix up …   English terms dictionary

  • confusable — See confuse. * * * …   Universalium

  • confusable — adjective Able to be confused …   Wiktionary

  • confusable — adj. can be confused, can be bewildered, can be perplexed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • confusable — [kən fju:zəb(ə)l] adjective able or liable to be confused with something else. noun a word or phrase that is easily confused with another. Derivatives confusability noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • confusable — con·fus·able …   English syllables

  • confusable — adj. that is able or liable to be confused. Derivatives: confusability n …   Useful english dictionary

  • confusable words — 1. Words are most often confused because they are alike in form (or spelling) and in some aspect of meaning, as with fortunate and fortuitous, or prevaricate and procrastinate. Some sets are confused simply in spelling, although the meanings and… …   Modern English usage

  • confuse — confusable, adj. confusability, n. confusably, adv. confusedly /keuhn fyooh zid lee, fyoohzd /, adv. confusedness, n. /keuhn fyoohz /, v.t., confused, confusing. 1. to pe …   Universalium

  • mistakable — adjective so similar as to be easily identified for another thing potentially confusable senses of words easily mistakable signals • Syn: ↑confusable • Similar to: ↑similar …   Useful english dictionary

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