**Definable** — De*fin a*ble, a. [From {Define}.] Capable of being defined, limited, or explained; determinable; describable by definition; ascertainable; as, definable limits; definable distinctions or regulations; definable words. {De*fin a*bly}, adv. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**definable** — index accountable (explainable), ascertainable, determinable (ascertainable) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary

**Definable** — In mathematical logic, the word definable may refer to: A definable real number. A definable set. A definable integer sequence. A relation or function definable over a first order structure. A mathematical object or concept that is well defined.… … Wikipedia

**definable** — [[t]dɪfa͟ɪnəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is definable can be described or identified. Fifteen percent of the adult population suffered from a definable alcohol, drug, or mental disorder. ...groups broadly definable as conservative … English dictionary

**definable** — adjective capable of being defined, limited, or explained (Freq. 1) definable terms definable rules • Similar to: ↑determinable … Useful english dictionary

**definable** — adjective Date: 1610 1. able to be defined 2. able to be specified to have a particular function or operation < definable keys > • definably adverb … New Collegiate Dictionary

**definable** — adjective Able to be defined. Many words are definable by using other words. Ant: undefinable, indefinable See Also: definability … Wiktionary

**definable** — adjective she had no definable illness Syn: determinable, ascertainable, known, definite, clear cut, precise, exact, specific … Thesaurus of popular words

**Definable real number** — A real number a is first order definable in the language of set theory, without parameters, if there is a formula φ in the language of set theory, with one free variable, such that a is the unique real number such that φ(a) holds in the standard… … Wikipedia

**Definable set** — In mathematical logic, a definable set is an n ary relation on the domain of a structure whose elements are precisely those elements satisfying some formula in the language of that structure. A set can be defined with or without parameters, which … Wikipedia