adverb see tenable

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  • tenably — See tenability. * * * …   Universalium

  • tenably — adverb In a tenable manner …   Wiktionary

  • tenably — adv. in a manner that can be defended; durably …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tenably — ten·a·bly …   English syllables

  • tenably — adverb see tenable …   Useful english dictionary

  • tenable — adjective Etymology: Middle French, from Old French, from tenir to hold, from Latin tenēre more at thin Date: 1579 capable of being held, maintained, or defended ; defensible, reasonable • tenability noun • tenableness noun • tenably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tenable — tenability, tenableness, n. tenably, adv. /ten euh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being held, maintained, or defended, as against attack or dispute: a tenable theory. 2. capable of being occupied, possessed, held, or enjoyed, as under certain… …   Universalium

  • probably — adv 1. likely, most likely, doubtless, indubitably, unquestionably; in all likelihood, in all probability, Inf. like enough, Inf. as like as not, Inf. two to one, Inf. dollars to doughnuts; all things considered, for all practical purposes, to… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • tenable — /ˈtɛnəbəl / (say tenuhbuhl) adjective capable of being held, maintained, or defended, as against attack or objection: a tenable theory. {French, from tenir, from Latin tenēre hold, keep} –tenability /tɛnəˈbɪləti/ (say tenuh biluhtee), tenableness …   Australian English dictionary

  • tenable — [ten′ə bəl] adj. [Fr < OFr < tenir, to hold: see TENANT] that can be held, defended, or maintained tenability n. tenableness tenably adv …   English World dictionary

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