allocable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed as allocare +‎ -able, on model of Latin allocare, rather than from English allocate.

Adjective[edit]

allocable (not comparable)

  1. Able to be allocated

Usage notes[edit]

The form allocatable (regular English derivation from allocate) is also found, but is primarily used in computing; in legal use the term is allocable.

Synonyms[edit]

  • allocatable (rare, chiefly computing, especially Fortran)

Derived terms[edit]