Capable of being perceived; discernible.

Every search for him was equally unsuccessful, in morning lounges or evening assemblies; neither at the Upper nor Lower Rooms, at dressed or undressed balls, was he perceivable.

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  • Perceivable — Per*ceiv a*ble, a. Capable of being perceived; perceptible. {Per*ceiv a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perceivable — I adjective apparent, appearing, appreciable, apprehensible, before one s eyes, beholdable, bold, clear, cognizable, detectable, discernible, disclosed, discoverable, distinct, distinguishable, easy to see, evident, exoteric, explicit, exposed,… …   Law dictionary

  • perceivable — perceive ► VERB 1) become aware or conscious of through the senses. 2) regard as. DERIVATIVES perceivable adjective perceiver noun. ORIGIN Old French perçoivre, from Latin percipere seize, understand …   English terms dictionary

  • perceivable — adjective 1. capable of being perceived especially by sight or hearing perceivable through the mist • Similar to: ↑perceptible 2. capable of being apprehended or understood • Syn: ↑apprehensible, ↑intelligible, ↑graspable, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • perceivable — adjective see perceive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • perceivable — perceivability, perceivableness, n. perceivably, adv. /peuhr see veuh beuhl/, adj. capable of being perceived; perceptible. [1400 50; late ME perceyvable. See PERCEIVE, ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • perceivable — Synonyms and related words: apparent, beholdable, clear, clear as crystal, crystal clear, detectable, discernible, disclosed, distinct, evident, explicit, exposed, exposed to view, express, hanging out, in evidence, in full view, in plain sight,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • perceivable — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. open, observable, visible; see obvious 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Capable of being seen: discernible, perceptible, seeable, viewable, visible, visual. See SEE. 2. Capable of being noticed or apprehended… …   English dictionary for students

  • perceivable — per·ceiv·a·ble || pÉ™r sɪːvÉ™bl /pÉ™ adj. may be felt, noticeable, detectable, may be sensed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • perceivable — a. Discernible, cognizable, perceptible, appreciable, sensible, distinguishable …   New dictionary of synonyms

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