- The definition of curable is able to be fixed or made healthy.
An example of curable used as an adjective is in the sentence, "Researchers hope to make cancer curable."
curable definition by Webster's New World
that can be cured
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- curability noun
curable definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Being such that curing or healing is possible: curable diseases.
- curˌa·bilˈi·ty, curˈa·ble·ness noun
- curˈa·bly adverb
curable - Medical Definition
Capable of being cured or healed.