-able

(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.

presentable
preservable
preventable
probable
1. Likely to happen or to be true: "Our basketball team is the probable winner of the tournament.
2. Likely but uncertain; plausible.
3. Having more evidence for than against or having evidence that inclines the mind to a belief but leaves some room for doubt.
profitable
1. Yielding a profit; advantageous or lucrative.
2. Of some use, benefit, or advantage to someone.
programmable
An apparatus or an operation that is capable of being programmed.
prolongable
Capable of being prolonged; such as, life is prolongable with proper care.
pronounceable (adjective), more pronounceable, most pronounceable
Descriptive or characteristic of being stated clearly and made understandable: Tommy, the young student, was able to spell the more pronounceable words on the challenging spelling list.
propitiable (adjective), more propitiable, most propitiable
1. Able to present favorable conditions; capable of being favorable.
2. Inclined or disposed to bestow favors or to forgive.
3. Referring to conciliation or being more favorably inclined; able to gain the good will of; appeasing or making peace with.
proscribable
1. That which is able to be denounced or condemned as being dangerous or harmful; prohibitive.
2. Anything that can be put outside the protection of the law; outlawed.
provable
Capable of being demonstrated or proven.
providable
1. That which may be provided or extended as support.
2. Providing against an accident or providing for old age.
provokable (adjective), more provokable, most provokable
A reference to something said or done in an angry way which usually gives rise to a negative reaction: Rebecca made a very provokable suggestion to her parents of giving all the money they had saved that month to the animal shelter instead of spending it on things they wanted at home.
pulverable, pulverizable
Anything which can be pulverized, or be crushed or ground into a powder or dust.
punishable