- also -ible
Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin -abilis, -ibilis, from -a-, -i-, verb stem vowels + -bilis capable or worthy of
1. capable of, fit for, or worthy of (being so acted upon or toward) — chiefly in adjectives derived from verbs <breakable> <collectible> 2. tending, given, or liable to <agreeable> <perishable> • -ably also -ibly adverb suffix
New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.