corrigible

  • 1 corrigible — ● corrigible adjectif Qui peut être corrigé. ● corrigible (synonymes) adjectif Qui peut être corrigé. Synonymes : améliorable amendable modifiable …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Corrigible — Cor ri*gi*ble (k?r r? j? b l), a. [LL. corribilis, fr. L. corrigere to correct: cf. F. corrigible. See {Correrct}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Capable of being set right, amended, or reformed; as, a corrigible fault. [1913 Webster] 2. Submissive to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 corrigible — CORRIGIBLE. adj. des 2 g. Qui peut être corrigé. Il ne se dit guère qu avec la négative. Cet homme n est pas corrigible. Il se dit plus ordinairement Des moeurs …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 4 corrigible — mid 15c., from M.Fr. corrigible, from M.L. corrigibilis that which can be corrected, from L. corrigere (see CORRECT (Cf. correct)). Related: Corrigibility …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 corrigible — Corrigible. adj. v. de tout genre. Qui peut estre corrigé. Ne se dit que dans la negative. Cet homme n est pas corrigible …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6 corrigible — adjective able to improve, adaptable, alleviative, alterative, ameliorable, amenable, amendable, beneficial, controllable, correctable, curable, developmental, emendable, extncable, fixable, functional, governable, improvable, manageable,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 corrigible — [kôr′ə jə bəl, kär′ə jə bəl] adj. [ME < OFr < ML corrigibilis < L corrigere: see CORRECT] capable of being corrected, improved, or reformed corrigibility [kôr′i jəbil′ə tē, kär′i jəbil′ə tē] n. corrigibly adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 corrigible — (ko ri ji bl ) adj. Qui peut être corrigé, en parlant des personnes. Cet homme n est pas corrigible.    Qui peut recevoir une émendation. Ce texte n est pas corrigible sans manuscrits. HISTORIQUE    XVe s. •   Il faut qu il soit disciplinable et… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 9 CORRIGIBLE — adj. des deux genres Qui peut être amélioré par la correction. Cet enfant n’est pas corrigible. Ce défaut de prononciation est facilement corrigible …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 10 corrigible — corrigibility, corrigibleness, n. corrigibly, adv. /kawr i jeuh beuhl, kor /, adj. 1. capable of being corrected or reformed: a corrigible criminal. 2. submissive to correction. 3. subject to being revised, improved, or made more accurate: a… …

    Universalium

  • 11 corrigible — A proposition is corrigible when it is capable of correction by new evidence or new theoretical changes. It is widely held that all propositions are in theory corrigible, although some may be so established that there is no realistic possibility… …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 12 corrigible — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin corrigibilis, from Latin corrigere Date: 15th century capable of being set right ; reparable < a corrigible defect > • corrigibility noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 CORRIGIBLE — adj. des deux genres Qui peut être corrigé. Cet homme n est pas corrigible. Il se dit plus ordinairement Des moeurs, et ne s emploie guère qu avec la négative …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 14 corrigible — cor•ri•gi•ble [[t]ˈkɔr ɪ dʒə bəl, ˈkɒr [/t]] adj. 1) capable of being corrected or reformed 2) submissive to correction 3) subject to being revised, improved, or made more accurate: a corrigible theory[/ex] • Etymology: 1425–75; late ME (< MF) …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 corrigible — adjective Able to be corrected or set right. Ant: incorrigible See Also: corrigibility …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 corrigible — Synonyms and related words: ameliorable, amendable, controllable, correctable, curable, domesticable, domitable, emendable, fixable, governable, handleable, improvable, manageable, manipulable, manipulatable, medicable, mendable, perfectible,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 corrigible — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. amendable, rectifiable; amenable, tractable, docile. See improvement. Ant., incorrigible, inveterate …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 corrigible —  Capable of being corrected or improved …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 19 corrigible — cor·ri·gi·ble || kÉ’rɪdÊ’É™bl adj. capable of being set right, correctable …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 corrigible — [ kɒrɪdʒɪb(ə)l] adjective capable of being corrected or reformed. Derivatives corrigibility noun Origin ME: via Fr. from med. L. corrigibilis, from L. corrigere to correct …

    English new terms dictionary