calculable Definition

  • 1able to be calculated or estimated
  • 2able to be relied on; predictable

Using calculable: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "calculable" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The cost of the project is easily calculable.

  • Example

    The risk involved in the investment is not easily calculable.

  • Example

    The company's future earnings are calculable based on past performance.

calculable Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with calculable

  • beyond calculation

    too great or numerous to be calculated


    The damage caused by the hurricane was beyond calculation.

  • to make something able to be calculated or estimated


    The new formula made the results more calculable.

  • a risk that can be estimated or predicted with some degree of accuracy


    The company took a calculable risk by investing in the new technology.

Origins of calculable

from Late Latin 'calculabilis', from 'calculare' meaning 'to compute'


Summary: calculable in Brief

'Calculable' [ˈkælkjʊləbl] means able to be calculated or estimated, and also able to be relied on or predictable. It is often used in the context of costs, risks, and future earnings, as in 'The cost of the project is easily calculable.' 'Calculable' has synonyms like 'computable,' 'measurable,' and 'quantifiable,' and antonyms like 'incalculable,' 'unpredictable,' and 'unreliable.'