imaginably

imaginable

[ih-maj-uh-nuh-buhl]
adjective
capable of being imagined or conceived.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English < Late Latin imāginābilis, equivalent to Latin imāginā() to imagine + -bilis -ble

imaginableness, noun
imaginably, adverb
unimaginable, adjective
unimaginableness, noun
unimaginably, adverb
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imagine (ɪˈmædʒɪn)
 
vb
1.  (when tr, may take a clause as object) to form a mental image of
2.  (when tr, may take a clause as object) to think, believe, or guess
3.  (tr; takes a clause as object) to suppose; assume: I imagine he'll come
4.  (tr; takes a clause as object) to believe or assume without foundation: he imagines he knows the whole story
5.  an archaic word for plot
 
sentence substitute
6.  Also: imagine that! an exclamation of surprise
 
[C14: from Latin imāginārī to fancy, picture mentally, from imāgō likeness; see image]
 
im'aginable
 
adj
 
im'aginably
 
adv
 
im'aginer
 
n

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