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Meaning of DEBATABLE

Pronunciation:  di'beytubul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  capable of being disproved
  2. [adj]  open to argument or debate
  3. [adj]  open to doubt or debate; "If you ever get married, which seems to be extremely problematic"

DEBATABLE is a 9 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: arguable, contestable, controversial, disputable, moot, problematic, problematical, questionable



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\De*bat"a*ble\, a. [Cf. OF. debatable. See {Debate}.]
Liable to be debated; disputable; subject to controversy or
contention; open to question or dispute; as, a debatable

{The Debatable Land} or {Ground}, a tract of land between the
   Esk and the Sark, claimed by both England and Scotland;
   the Batable Ground.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: arguable, at issue, confutable, conjectural, contestable, controversial, controvertible, deniable, disputable, doubtable, doubtful, dubious, dubitable, iffy, in dispute, in doubt, in dubio, in question, mistakable, moot, open to doubt, open to question, polemic, polemical, problematic, problematical, questionable, refutable, speculative, suppositional, suspect, suspicious, uncertain, undecided, unsettled, unsure