ascertainable


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as·cer·tain

 (ăs′ər-tān′)
tr.v. as·cer·tained, as·cer·tain·ing, as·cer·tains
1. To discover with certainty, as through examination or experimentation. See Synonyms at discover.
2. Archaic To make certain, definite, and precise.

[Middle English acertainen, to inform, from Old French acertener, ascertain- : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + certain, certain; see certain.]

as′cer·tain′a·ble adj.
as′cer·tain′a·ble·ness n.
as′cer·tain′a·bly adv.
as′cer·tain′ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ascertainable - capable of being ascertained or found out; "ascertainable facts"
determinable - capable of being determined or limited or fixed; "determinable velocities"; "matters determinable by law"
Translations
مُمْكِن التَحَقُّق مِنه
zjistitelný
det man kan finde ud af
sem hægt er aî fá vissu fyrir
doğrusunu öğrenebilme

ascertainable

[ˌæsəˈteɪnəbl] ADJdeterminable

ascertainable

adjfeststellbar

ascertain

(ӕsəˈtein) verb
to find out. We shall never ascertain the truth.
ˌascerˈtainable adjective
References in classic literature ?
If we confine ourselves to facts which have been actually observed, we must say that past occurrences, in addition to the present stimulus and the present ascertainable condition of the organism, enter into the causation of the response.
But the observable fact is that the stimulus of being in the cage produces differing results with repetition, and that the ascertainable cause of the cat's behaviour is not merely the cage and its own ascertainable organization, but also its past history in regard to the cage.
For some time now, things have been happening in this district that have been worrying him dreadfully--several people have disappeared, without leaving the slightest trace; a dead child was found by the roadside, with no visible or ascertainable cause of death--sheep and other animals have been found in the fields, bleeding from open wounds.
The odour from the wicker bottle (which has somehow passed into Durdles's keeping) soon intimates that the cork has been taken out; but this is not ascertainable through the sense of sight, since neither can descry the other.
The approach to that in its turn might be gained by obtaining the assistance of Anne Catherick's mother, and the only ascertainable means of prevailing on Mrs.
That his papers were in arrear, and that he stood in need of assistance to develop the capacity of his business, was clear enough; but all the results of his undertakings during many years were distinctly set forth, and were ascertainable with ease.
The Lovett decision defined a bill of attainder as a legislative act that inflicts punishment on named individuals or on easily ascertainable groups without a judicial trial.
Statistically Ascertainable Differences in Creative Styles in Relation to Religious Variables.
I cannot say if she died from natural causes because it was not ascertainable.'
"But if you see a lot, you should not diagnose cot death, but give the cause of death as 'not ascertainable'."
only if all immoral acts have some ascertainable deleterious effect on the efficiency of the service.
Circulating information which is not based on established and ascertainable facts.