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Definition of "measurable" []

  • Possible to be measured: measurable depths. (adjective)
  • Of distinguished importance; significant: a measurable figure in literature. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "measurable" in a sentence
  • "The authors applaud what they call measurable but uneven improvements in security but say that Iraq's political leaders are unable to effectively govern."
  • "I also don't think this means I'm doing dangerously badly, since I'm still doing the PT etc., all the concrete stuff that will continue to make things better in measurable, concrete ways, and since the lack of emotional energy is comparatively limited."
  • "Many school districts have a reform "plan," but the basic metrics for evaluating progress against the plan and reform milestones are not defined in measurable ways."