Definition of imaginable in English:

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imaginable

Pronunciation: /ɪˈmadʒɪnəb(ə)l/

adjective

Possible to be thought of or believed: the most spectacular views imaginable
More example sentences
  • And the greatest possible power can surely sustain the grandest imaginable promises.
  • There are clubs devoted to every plant group imaginable, from cacti to clematis, roses to rhododendrons.
  • But no, every one of the reluctant grooms went along with the tackiest ceremonies imaginable.
Synonyms
thinkable, conceivable, supposable, believable, credible, creditable, comprehensible;
possible, plausible, feasible, tenable, within the bounds/realms of possibility, under the sun
rare cogitable

Derivatives

imaginably

adverb
Example sentences
  • This would create an even larger tournament and imaginably a more exciting atmosphere.
  • Only by falsely trivialising the seriousness of such a crime could Bishop imaginably have a case.
  • Their sound is as lo-fi as imaginably possible.

Origin

Late Middle English: from late Latin imaginabilis, from Latin imaginare 'form an image of, represent', from imago, imagin- 'image'.

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