Improvable Im*prov"a*ble, a. [From {Improve}.] 1. Capable of being improved; susceptible of improvement; admitting of being made better; capable of cultivation, or of being advanced in good qualities. [1913 Webster]

Man is accommodated with moral principles, improvable by the exercise of his faculties. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster]

I have a fine spread of improvable lands. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

2. Capable of being used to advantage; profitable; serviceable; advantageous. [1913 Webster]

The essays of weaker heads afford improvable hints to better. --Sir T. Browne. -- {Im*pro"a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Im*prov"a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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