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Definition of the adjective tenable

What does tenable mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. based on sound reasoning or evidence

Alternative definition of the adjective tenable

adjective

  1. [context: of a theory, argument etc] capable of being maintained or justified; well-founded
  2. [context: of a defensive structure] capable of being defended against assault or attack; defensible

Definition of the adjective tenable for high school students

    able to be defended or maintained
    • example: The department heads tore down the arguments in other people's theses, but Johari's work proved to be quite tenable.

The adjective tenable is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.

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Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language (1798)

... To which are Prefixed Principles of English Pronunciation; ... Third Edition. By John Walker, ...

tenable, tonet, tonor, tenure. From this survey of our dictionaries we find them uniform only in the word tenor, and this uniformity seems founded on the bes, usage. They are equally divided on the word tenet; and if analogy were to decide it ...

Google previewMultilingual Law Dictionary (1979)

by Lawrence Deems Egbert, Fernando Morales Macedo

de ~, 5797 faire son ~, 4596 tenable traite.

Google previewDickens's Dictionary of London, 1882 (fourth Year) (1882)

An Unconventional Handbook by Charles Dickens

two exhibitions of £s° a year, tenable for two years. FIELDEN SCHOLARSHIPS IN GERMAN AND FRENCH.— At the close of every session two scholarships, one of j£is and one of £10, will be ...

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Video shows what tenable means. capable of being maintained or justified; well-founded. capable of being defended against assault or attack; defensible.

Scrabble value of T1E1N1A1B3L1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of TENABLE

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