from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Knowable or perceivable.
- adj. Law Able to be tried before a particular court.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Capable of being known or perceived.
- adj. Within the jurisdiction of a particular court.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being known or apprehended.
- adj. Fitted to be a subject of judicial investigation; capable of being judicially heard and determined.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being cognized, known, perceived, or apprehended: as, the causes of many phenomena are not cognizable by the senses.
- Capable of being subjected to judicial examination in a court; within the scope of the jurisdiction; capable of being, or liable to be, heard, tried, and determined.
- Also spelled cognisable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being known
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