HyperDic: tractable

English > 2 senses of the word tractable:
ADJECTIVEalltractable, manipulableeasily managed (controlled or taught or molded)
alltractable, amenablereadily reacting to suggestions and influences
tractable > pronunciation
Soundstrae'ktahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > tractable: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningeasily managed (controlled or taught or molded).
Examples
  • "tractable young minds"
  • "the natives...being...of an intelligent tractable disposition"- Samuel Butler
Synonymmanipulable
Attribute oftractability, tractableness, flexibilityThe trait of being easily persuaded
Narrowerdocile, teachableReady and willing to be taught
ductile, malleableeasily influenced
tamable, tameablecapable of being tamed
See alsocompliantdisposed or willing to comply
docilewilling to be taught or led or supervised or directed
manageablecapable of being managed or controlled
obedientdutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority
tame, tamedBrought from wildness into a domesticated state
Oppositeintractablenot tractable
Spanishtratable
Catalantractable
Nounstractability, tractablenessthe trait of being easily persuaded
English > tractable: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningreadily reacting to suggestions and influences.
Synonymamenable
Broadersusceptible(often followed by 'of' or 'to') yielding readily to or capable of
Nounstractability, tractablenessthe trait of being easily persuaded

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