-a·ble [or] -ible
-able [or] -ible
|part of speech:
||a suffix that means capable or worthy of being the object of a certain action.
If something is washable, that means it can be washed.A likable person is a person who is worthy of being liked.
||a suffix that means "likely to."
A glass is breakable if it is likely to break when it is dropped on the floor.
||a suffix that means "having."
Humans are called reasonable animals because they have the power to reason.