-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.

reconcilable
recordable
recoverable (adjective), more recoverable, most recoverable
rectifiable (rek" tuh FIGH uh buhl) (adjective), more rectifiable, most rectifiable
Relating to making something right or correct: Mike had some rectifiable grammar errors to remove or to correct in his book report before he handed it in to his English teacher.
redeemable
redoubtable (adjective), more redoubtable, most redoubtable
1. Relating to something that causes great fear or respect; very powerful: The new soccer player is considered a redoubtable member of the team, because he is very fast and a skillful kicker when he is playing opposing players.
2. Etymology: from French redoutable from redouter, "to dread."
Awesome and fearsome and so worthy of respect.
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Inspiring fear or dread.
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Formidable and worthy of being afraid to challenge or oppose.
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A reason for being afraid.
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referable (adjective), more referable, most referable
Characteristic of being assigned to or regarded as belonging to a particular situation or cause: The collapse of the wall of the Hardy's barn was a referable accident as a result of the heavy rains during the spring.
refundable (adjective) (not comparable)
Relating to getting one's money back, or something that is exchanged, in case of customer dissatisfaction, loss, breakage, etc.
refusable (adjective), more refusable, most refusable
1. Capable of declining to accept (something offered); such as, to reject an award.
2. Able to decline to give or to deny (a request, demand, etc.); for example, to decline permission to do something.
3. The ability to express a determination not to do something; such as, not willing to discuss an issue.
refutable (adjective), more refutable, most refutable
Referring to something which can be proven as invalid: It is a refutable belief that the earth is flat as indicated by people in the Middle Ages.
reimbursable
reinforceable, reenforceable, re-enforceable
reliable
1. Anyone who is able to be trusted to do what is expected or has been promised.
2. Able to be trusted to be accurate or to provide a correct result.
relievable (adjective), more relievable, most relievable
1. A reference to bringing alleviation of pain, distress, etc. to someone: The relievable therapy made it possible for Mildred to endure her tensions.
2. A descriptive term for a condition that makes something less unpleasant or not as stressful: Larry's positive attitudes made it possible for him to have a more relievable life.
remediable
Capable of being remedied.