Etymology
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correctable (adj.)

"able to be corrected," mid-15c., from correct (v.) + -able. Form correctible is attested by 1784. Related: Correctability.

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recognizable (adj.)

"able to be recognized, capable of being known and acknowledged," 1751; see recognize (v.) + -able. Related: Recognizably; recognizability.

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repairable (adj.)

"able to be fixed," late 15c., from repair (v.1) + -able. Related: Repairability. Compare reparable.

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sufferable (adj.)
c. 1300, "patient, long-suffering;" mid-14c., "allowed, permissible;" late 14c., "able to be endured;" from Anglo-French, Old French sofrable "tolerable, acceptable; able to bear or endure," from Medieval Latin sufferabilis; see suffer + -able. Related: Sufferably.
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capacious (adj.)
1610s, "able to contain," from Latin capax (genitive capacis) "able to take in," from capere "to take" (from PIE root *kap- "to grasp") + -ous. The original English sense is obsolete; modern meaning "able to hold much" is from 1630s. Related: Capaciously; capaciousness.
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answerable (adj.)

"liable to be held responsible," 1540s, from answer (v.) in the "be responsible for" sense + -able. The less-common meaning "able to be answered" is from 1690s.

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