(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.

conceivable (adjective) (not comparable)
Capable of being possible or imagined: Janet looked everywhere or in every conceivable place in order to find the missing phone number.
condemnable (adjective), more condemnable, most condemnable
Deserving censure, rebuke, or total disapproval: The condemnable act of stealing from the poor should really not be tolerated.
condensable, condensible (adjective); more condensable, more condensible; most condensable, most condensible
1. Capable of being compressed; able to reduce the volume of something: When Tim was packing his suitcase he used a space bag that was condensable by having the air sucked out of the bag.
2. Regarding something which can be abridged or shortened: The long story Jane wrote was certainly condensable for the magazine to print it, so she had to abbreviate it.
3. Pertaining to a substance capable of changing to a liquid: Plants in a greenhouse produce condensable vapor which precipitates as moisture in the air.
4. Referring to a liquid in which water can be removed: The milk Jane had on the stove was condensable and it thickened when boiling.
confirmable (adjective), more confirmable, most confirmable
1. Worthy of being established or ratified: The valid and confirmable passport Mr. Thomas had was checked at the airport.
2. Capable of being made more certain: The image of the X-ray was confirmable and showed Jim's arm to be broken, but did not have to be operated on, so his arm was in a cast for 4 weeks.
conformable (adjective), more conformable, most conformable
1. Inclined to comply with: The workers at the firm were all conformable to the requirements and demands of the manager.
2. Agreeable; concordant: The policies of the condominium building were not conformable in all aspects to the city's policies, so they had to be revised immediately.
confusable (adjective), more confusable, most confusable
Pertaining to something that is so similar as to be easily identified for another thing: The dictionary contained potentially confusable and mistakable senses of words.
confutable (adjective) (not comparable)
Pertaining to that which can be proven to be wrong, a mistake, or an error: The defense attorney, Mrs. Anderson, provided the most confutable information in court with respect to her client's innocence of the charges made against him.
conjecturable (adjective) (not comparable)
Capable of being guessed: The accurate spot where Lynn's brother was buried was conjecturable, and so a name plate was provided since no one knew exactly where he was buried in the cemetery.
conquerable (adjective), more conquerable, most conquerable
Descriptive of something that can be managed or brought under control: Simona's bad handwriting was a conquerable trait that she could change if she really wanted to.
considerable (adjective), more considerable, most considerable
1. Large in amount, extent, or degree: He was a writer of considerable and great influence.
2. Worthy of attention; significant: The economy was a considerable and important issue in the political campaign.
consolable (adjective), more consolable, most consolable
Relating to being less sad or not as disappointed: Adam was not a consolable person after he had wrecked his car, which then had to be towed to the junkyard.
constable (s) (noun), constables (pl)
1. A policeman: The constable of the town, and one of the lowest rank, proved to be of great value when he caught the culprit one evening.
2. A lawman; a peace officer: The constable, or patrolman, who was quite a calm fellow and helped to keep the town a pleasant place to live and free from strife, was well-liked by all the citizens.
3. The governor of a royal castle: In the Middle Ages, a constable was an officer or keeper in a noble court or fortress and usually an army commander in a senior position.
constrainable (adjective), more constrainable, most constrainable
Liable to limitation; inclined to hold back or to curb: The size of the building project was constrainable due to the amount of credit the bank had offered.
construable (adjective), more construable, most construable
1. Being able to make sense of, or to assign a meaning to something: Jack asked if the Latin sentence by Cicero was construable or not.
2. Capable of understanding an action, an event, a remark, etc. in a special way: Hank's behavior was construable because it was obviously a result of being very angry or of being very upset with his parents' divorce.
consultable (adjective), more consultable, most consultable
Relating to that which can, or can't, be provided with professional advice or services: The financial advisor decided that Jim's economic situation was so bad that there was no consultable solution.

As a student, Geraldine finally found a consultable dictionary that provided adequate definitions for the words that she was trying to find.