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1. Capable of being taught: teachable skills.
2. Able and willing to learn: teachable youngsters.

teach′a·bil′i·ty, teach′a·ble·ness n.
teach′a·bly adv.


(ˈti tʃə bəl)

1. capable of being instructed, as a person.
2. capable of being taught, as a subject.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.teachable - ready and willing to be taught; "docile pupils eager for instruction"; "teachable youngsters"
manipulable, tractable - easily managed (controlled or taught or molded); "tractable young minds"; "the natives...being...of an intelligent tractable disposition"- Samuel Butler


Capable of being educated:


[ˈtiːtʃəbl] ADJ (esp US) → educable


adj animal, childlernfähig; music is a very teachable subjectMusik ist ein Fach, das sich gut unterrichten or lehren (geh)lässt; this is not a teachable skilldiese Fertigkeit kann man niemandem beibringen; things in life which are not teachableDinge, die man niemandem beibringen kann
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My pupil was a lively child, who had been spoilt and indulged, and therefore was sometimes wayward; but as she was committed entirely to my care, and no injudicious interference from any quarter ever thwarted my plans for her improvement, she soon forgot her little freaks, and became obedient and teachable.
He asked, "What methods were used to cultivate the minds and bodies of our young nobility, and in what kind of business they commonly spent the first and teachable parts of their lives?
Then, my pupils being older, would be more rational, more teachable, and less troublesome than the last; they would be less confined to the schoolroom, and not require that constant labour and incessant watching; and, finally, bright visions mingled with my hopes, with which the care of children and the mere duties of a governess had little or nothing to do.
I have tried, tried hard to be a teachable, reasonable woman.
He was set on it; and the child seemed a nice, teachable little thing.
Upon the assumption just made, then, virtue is teachable.
Socrates returns to the consideration of the question 'whether virtue is teachable,' which was denied on the ground that there are no teachers of it: (for the Sophists are bad teachers, and the rest of the world do not profess to teach).
It was the young footman, Samuel-- a civil fresh-coloured person, with a teachable look and a very obliging manner.
6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- After paying out over 3 million dollars to people teaching online, Fedora, a platform that helps people create and sell online courses, rebrands as Teachable solidifying its mantra--teachers first.
NOEL TICHY, author of The Cycle of Leadership: How Great Leaders Teach Their Companies to Win, defines a teachable point of view as a leader's opinion on what it takes to win in his or her business and to lead other people.
It's a] simple, teachable skill of gathering information to accurately predict what the other person wants.
ISLAMABAD -- National Book Foundation (NBF) started distribution of textbooks from class-Prep to class-XII, teachable with best quality and maintenance of standards.