gettable vs obtainable what difference

what is difference between gettable and obtainable

English

Alternative forms

  • (obsolete): getable, gettabill, gettible

Etymology

From get +‎ -able.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡɛtəbəl/, /ˈɡɛtəbl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɡɛdəbəl/, /ˈɡɛdəbl/, /ˈɡɛtəbəl/, /ˈɡɛtəbl/

Adjective

gettable (comparative more gettable, superlative most gettable)

  1. (originally Scotland) Able to be gotten.

Synonyms

  • See obtainable

Antonyms

  • ungettable; see also unobtainable

Translations

References

  • gettable in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Anagrams

  • begettal


English

Etymology

From obtain +‎ -able.

Adjective

obtainable (comparative more obtainable, superlative most obtainable)

  1. Able to be obtained.
    • 2007, Bill Mason, Connetquot targeted: BLACK POWDER HISTORY, Newsday.com, 14 July,
      Potassium nitrate, sulphur and charcoal are combined in proportions and through methods easily obtainable in books and on the Internet.

Synonyms

  • gettable, procurable; repertible (obs.)

Antonyms

  • See unobtainable

Derived terms

  • unobtainable

Translations


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