Hypertext Webster Gateway: "referable"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Referable \Ref"er*a*ble\ (r?f"?r*?*b'l), a.
Capable of being referred, or considered in relation to
something else; assignable; ascribable. [Written also

It is a question among philosophers, whether all the
attractions which obtain between bodies are referable
to one general cause. --W.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj : (usually followed by `to') able to be assigned or credited
to; "punctuation errors ascribable to careless
proofreading"; "the cancellation of the concert was due
to the rain"; "the oversight was not imputable to him";
"decide to which of these motives such extraordinary
scenes are referable"- Charles Dickens [syn: {ascribable(p)},
{due to(p)}, {imputable(p)}, {referable(p)}]

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