(Latin: a suffix; expressing capacity, fitness to do that which can be handled or managed, suitable skills to accomplish something; capable of being done, something which can be finished, etc.)

A suffix that forms adjectives. The suffix -ible has related meanings; expressing ability, capacity, fitness; capable of, fit for, able to be done, can be done, inclined to, tending to, given to.

This list is only a small sample of the thousands of -able words that exist in English.

lapsable, lapsible (adjective forms)
1. A momentary fault or failure in behavior or morality.
2. A break in the continuity of something.
3. A passage of time.
4. A failure to exercise a right within a specified period of time, e.g., the failure to buy a property before the termination of an option to buy.
5. To become null and void through disuse, negligence, or death.
6. To decline in value, quality, or conduct.
1. Worthy of being praised; commendable; praiseworthy.
2. Worthy of high praise.
laudable, laudatory
laudable (LAW duh buhl) (adjective)
Describing something which merits praise and worthy comment: Alan's performance in the equestrian events was laudable and brought him the blue ribbon award.
laudatory (LAW duh tor" ee, LAW duh tohr" ee) (adjective)
Concerning something that expresses praise or commendation: Celeste's speech was overflowing with laudatory comments about her colleagues.

The laudable result of the students at the Junior Science Fair was reflected in the laudatory comments which the school principal made.

learnable (adjective), more learnable, most learnable
A reference to achieving abilities and an awareness by having a variety of encounters: These students have more learnable skills since they have worked together on several related projects.
liable (adjective), more liable, most liable
1. A reference to being legally obligated or responsible.
2. Related to being at risk of or subject to experiencing or suffering something unpleasant.
3. Descriptive of being used as an unfavorable outcome: In such weather, transportation is liable to be delayed.
4. Etymology: "bound or obliged by law", from Anglo-French liable, from Old French lier, "to bind"; from Latin ligare, "to bind, to tie".
liable, libel, libel, slander
liable (LIGH uh buhl) (adjective)
1. Concerning someone who is at risk for an accident: Janet warned, "Luis, be careful on the ladder because you are liable to fall."
2. Describing a person who is legally responsible for something: Jack said, "Ronda, you are liable for the repayment of your bank loan."
3. Bound or obliged in law or equity; responsible; chargeable; answerable; compelled to make satisfaction, compensation, or restitution: Borrowers are liable for the repayment for any loans they make with financial institutions.

The husband and wife were told that they were liable for their debts to the store.

libel (LIGH buhl) (noun)
A written or oral statement that expresses an unjust impression: The angry article in the newspaper appeared almost to be avowals of libel.
libel (LIGH buhl) (verb)
To utter or publish slanderous, treasonable, or obscene statements about someone: The defeated candidate tried to libel his opponents after the election.
slander (SLAN duhr) (noun)
Oral statements that defame another person's reputation; false charges: It is inappropriate to utter such slander about a neighbor.

Bryan lost his job on the basis of slander brought against him by a fellow worker.

The foreman was informed that he would be liable for any damage that was done to the reputation of the factory as the result of any libel or slander that was spread during the strike.

That which can curtailed or reduced in quantity or extent.
magnifiable (adjective); more magnifiable, most magnifiable
Descriptive of being increased in size or being bigger or greater: Jack and his family have magnifiable health problems because of the unsanitary living conditions in which they are living.

Helen's successful handling of the business assignment that her supervisor gave her has made her salary increase more magnifiable than it did before.

maintainable (adjective), more maintainable, most maintainable
Referring to being sustained, upheld, or kept up: Fortunately, the amount of garden work for Janet was maintainable because it was necessary in order to have her yard looking nice and tidy.
That which may be softened.
malleable (adjective), more malleable, most malleable
1. Capable of being shaped by being beaten or by pressure as with certain metals; such as, gold and silver: Gold is a very malleable metal and can be shaped by pressure; ancient civilizations often formed gold into intricate shapes.
2. Having the characteristics of metal being beaten out into a thin plate: The antique tray receptacle in the museum appeared to be a piece of malleable metal.
3. Characterized by being fashioned, influenced, or adapted to situations or mental challenges: As a teacher, Hans was always amazed at the malleable minds and personalities of his students.

The teachers were striving to develop a malleable plan that would serve to develop the "malleability" of the minds of their pupils.

Easily led or susceptible to charm.
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Easily persuaded  to do something.
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manageable (adjective), more manageable, most manageable
That which can be controlled: Gary told his son that the problems he had in school were manageable and could be resolved if he paid more attention to his schoolwork instead of playing games on his computer so often.
marketable (adjective), more marketable, most marketable
1. Regarding saleable goods or employability of people: James always took courses in the use of the computer and internet in order to keep his skills in this area up-to-date and marketable for a future position in a company.
2. Descriptive of something offered for sale: When Susan went to the shops, she noticed that they had a lot of interesting and attractive marketable produce, like fruit, meat, cheeses, flowers, and honey!
masticable (adjective), more masticable, most masticable
Characteristic of anything which can be chewed before swallowing it.