Definition for TRACT'A-BLE

TRACT'A-BLE, a. [L. tractabilis, from tracto, to handle or lead; Fr. traitable; It. trattabile.]

  1. That may be easily led, taught or managed; docile; manageable, governable; as, tractable children; a tractable learner. Locke.
  2. Palpable; such as may be handled; as, tractable measures. Holder.

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