gradable


gradable

gradable [grey-duh-buh l] WORD ORIGIN adjective capable of being graded. Grammar. (especially of adjectives and adverbs) denoting a quality or state that can be present in varying degree or extent; capable of undergoing comparison or intensification, as heavy—heavier, cheerful—more cheerful, or tall—very tall, but not atomic or dental. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Origin of gradable grade + -able Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for gradable gradable adjective capable of being graded linguistics denoting or relating to a word in whose meaning there is some implicit relationship to a standard“big” and “small” are gradable adjectives noun linguistics a word of this kind Derived Formsgradability or gradableness, noun Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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