Definition for DE-RIV'A-BLE

DE-RIV'A-BLE, a. [See Derive.]

  1. That may be derived; that may be drawn, or received, as from a source. Income is derivable from land, money or stocks.
  2. That may be received from ancestors; as, an estate derivable from an ancestor.
  3. That may be drawn, as from premises; deducible; as, an argument derivable from facts or preceding propositions.
  4. That may be drawn from a radical word; as, a word derivable from an Oriental root.

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