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  • Tractably — Tractable Tract a*ble, a. [L. tractabilis, fr, tractare to draw violently, to handle, treat. See {Treat}, v. t.] 1. Capable of being easily led, taught, or managed; docile; manageable; governable; as, tractable children; a tractable learner.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tractably — adverb see tractable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tractably — adverb In a tractable manner; with compliance or docility …   Wiktionary

  • tractably — adv. docilely, compliantly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tractably — trac·ta·bly …   English syllables

  • tractably — blē, li adverb : in a tractable manner …   Useful english dictionary

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  • tractable — adjective Etymology: Latin tractabilis, from tractare to handle, treat Date: 1502 1. capable of being easily led, taught, or controlled ; docile < a tractable horse > 2. easily handled, managed, or wrought ; malleable Synonyms: see obedient •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • tractable — tractability, tractableness, n. tractably, adv. /trak teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. easily managed or controlled; docile; yielding: a tractable child; a tractable disposition. 2. easily worked, shaped, or otherwise handled; malleable. [1495 1505; < L… …   Universalium

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