Definition for SUP-PORT-A-BLE

SUP-PORT-A-BLE, a. [Fr.]

  1. That may be upheld or sustained.
  2. That may be borne or endured; as, the pain is supportable or not supportable. Patience renders evils supportable.
  3. Tolerable; that may be borne without resistance or punishment; as, such insults are not supportable.
  4. That can be maintained; as, the cause or opinion is supportable.

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