-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.

serviceable
sociable
1. Inclined to seek out the company of other people.
2. Friendly and pleasant to other people.
3. Allowing people to mix in an informal way.
4. A group of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity or inclined to or conducive to companionship with others.
solidifiable
solvable
sperable
1. Within the range of hope.
2. Properly hoped for.
sufferable (adjective), more sufferable, most sufferable
Descriptive of an experience or an event that must be accepted and borne as best as one can: In her conversation with her cousin, Helen described the most sufferable experience of her youth, the day she fell into the swimming pool with all of her clothes on when all of her friends were watching.
suitable (adjective)
1. A reference to that which is meant or adapted for an occasion or for some use: "The father told his son who was about to leave for school in his summer clothing that he should wear suitable clothes for these winter conditions."

"Greta's dress was a suitable choice for her friend's wedding ceremony."

"Vince's experiences make him more suitable for the new job."

"Meagan was warned that the movie her children want to see is not suitable for them."

suitableness (s) (noun)
superable
The possibility of overcoming, or solving, a problem; surmountable (successfully deal with a difficulty).
supportable (adjective), more supportable, most supportable
A reference to enduring something bravely or quietly even though it may be unpleasant: Pam demonstrated a supportable attitude as she strived to find a place where her child could be taken care of until she could get over her illness.
surmountable
1. Capable of being surmounted or overcome.
2. Being able to surpass in quality or attainment.
surpassable
Capable of becoming better, greater, or stronger.
sustainable
1. Capable of being used without being completely used up or destroyed; such as, sustainable energy resources or sustainable water supplies.
2. Involving methods that do not completely use up or destroy natural resources: "Some farmers are utilizing sustainable agriculture techniques."
3. Able to last or to continue for a long time: "We must have sustainable development, or growth, in the financial markets."
4. Describing activities that make use of the earth's living and physical resources, including humans and their technologies, cultures, and institutions, in a way that does not diminish their ability to support future generations.

Specifically, the consumption of energy in a manner that emphasizes renewable sources and the judicious use of non-renewable sources.

taxable (adjective)
temptable