(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.
2. Requiring payment to a particular person or entity.
3. Subject to or requiring payment; especially, as specified: "His loan was to be payable next month."
4. Capable of producing profit: "He started a payable business venture."
2. Inclined toward peace and avoiding contentious situations.
2. Tranquil and free from strife and disorder.
2. Not quarrelsome; amiable; inoffensive: Marvin has a peaceable relationship with his cousins and their families.
The valley was so peaceful that it is difficult to imagine a peaceable time that didn't exist there.
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2. A description of being in great confusion.
The famous British author, Charles Dickens, created pitiable characters in his books; for example, the pitiful story of Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol. His situation and the poverty of his family was piteous.